Minneapolis sidewalks are covered with snow and ice for up to half of the calendar year. If even a single property owner fails to clear their sidewalk, an entire block can become impassable. This is an issue of accessibility but also of safety and equity. Unclear sidewalks can cause serious injury through falls or forced necessity to use the street, and disproportionately impacts people of color, people with low income, and disabled people, all of whom are more likely to rely on walking, rolling, and transit for transportation.Read more
What to Do if You Witness a Bicycle Accident
I’ve learned that Minneapolis bikers are a conscientious community. From sharing the best bike clubs to helping with bicycle repair, the bikers here look out for each other.
That includes when bicycle accidents happen. Even the most cautious biker can take a terrifying fall and sustain serious injuries. If you ever witness a bicycle accident that involves a potentially negligent driver, there are things you can do to help.Read more