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Our Streets Minneapolis Announces New Executive Director

José Antonio Zayas Cabán Promoted after Serving as Advocacy Director Since 2021

Our Streets Minneapolis (OSM), the nonprofit advocacy organization advocating for people-first transportation, announced José Antonio Zayas Cabán has been named executive director. OSM works to make streets places where people can easily and comfortably walk, bike, roll, and use public transit in the Twin Cities.

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Carly Ellefsen   posted by
April 27, 2023

Opportunity to Share Feedback on MnDOT’s State Highway Investment Plan

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) MnDOT is collecting feedback on its future budget for the state highway network, called the Minnesota State Highway Investment Plan (MnSHIP). This network includes interstates like I-94 and other state highways like Olson Memorial Highway. This plan will guide how MnDOT spends its $35,000,000,000 budget on the state highway system over the next 20 years. MnDOT’s public comment survey is open through early May so now is a critical time to make your voice heard.

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Carly Ellefsen   posted by
April 26, 2023

MnDOT Ignores Data, Community Concern with Highway 252/I-94 Project Proposals

Despite a history of community pushback, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) released proposed project options for the Highway 252/I-94 project, all of which either maintain the current highway and its ongoing harms, or expand the highway, increasing concerns of safety, traffic, air pollution, environmental effects, and equity.

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Alex Burns   posted by
April 17, 2023

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