Word on the Streets

Answered: Your Questions from the County Streets for People Kick-off

In September we hosted a kick-off event for our newest advocacy campaign: County Streets for People! We’re so grateful to everyone who attended the kick-off event, including our speakers Anthony Taylor Theba, Felicia Perry, Maria Cristina Tavera, Robert Lilligren, Xavier Tavera, and Will Lumpkins. 

Through County Streets for People we are organizing local communities to co-create a vision for better County-owned streets in Minneapolis. We’re focusing on streets owned & operated by Hennepin County because these are some of the worst streets in our city.

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Cindy Vue   posted by
October 29, 2020

Action Alert: Let's make Lyndale Ave S three lanes

Over the past year we’ve joined together with local residents and groups like Safe Streets Save Lives to call for change on Lyndale Ave S. Today we are renewing this call & we urge you to join us.

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Ashwat Narayanan   posted by
October 13, 2020

Healthy Trips, Healthy City: A Minneapolis Attorney's Perspective

The following is a guest blog post by local bike attorney Dan Brazil of Brazil Law Group. Brazil Law Group is a sponsor of Our Streets Minneapolis. 

I’ve lived in Uptown Minneapolis ever since I finished law school. One of the reasons I chose to live in Uptown was the proximity to the Chain of Lakes, bike trails and jogging paths. Plus, I’m close to the stores, restaurants and essential services I rely on for my day-to-day needs.

I enjoy being able to walk places, bike to work, and get around on public transportation. That’s why I’m super stoked about Our Streets’ new project: Healthy Trips, Healthy City

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Daniel Brazil   posted by
October 12, 2020

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