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We're Hiring: Canvasser position

Our Streets Minneapolis seeks Canvassers who are passionate about our work to create a city where biking, walking, and rolling are easy and comfortable for everyone. Canvassers will work closely with the Community Engagement Specialist and Advocacy Director to engage with the communities most impacted by the various projects Our Streets Minneapolis is championing. This position will do direct contact through door knocks and phone banks, introducing people to our campaigns, engaging with them on issues that are important to them, and receiving and reporting on their feedback on each project. Read the full job description below.

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Luis Mendoza   posted by
August 15, 2022

Minneapolis Legislative Delegation calls for 24/7 bus lanes on Hennepin Avenue and asks for no more delay

Minnesota State Senators and Legislators sent a letter to the Minneapolis City Council urging them to include 24/7 bus lanes on Hennepin and approve the design. "We must now maximize the State and Federal investments in the E-Line Arterial Bus Rapid Transit and the City and Federal investments in Hennepin Avenue. Inclusion of dedicated transit lanes will improve mobility, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote equity and economic development. Bus lanes have been planned to work in tandem with other improvements to ensure continued progress and optimal benefits for Minneapolis residents when the E-Line opens for service."

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E-Bikes 101: What You Should Know About Electric Biking in Minneapolis

There’s nothing quite like pedaling through Minneapolis. From the beautiful Midtown Greenway to the city skyline, there’s always something to look at along any route. That’s why I enjoy commuting back and forth from my office in Uptown to my home, especially during the warmer months.

However, when I’m in a hurry or worn out from those long weekend rides, biking can be tough. Luckily, in Minneapolis, we have access to electric bikes, also known as e-bikes. Not sure what an e-bike is? Let’s dive in together. I’ll also explain the laws associated with e-bikes so you can best protect yourself and others on the road.

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Dan Brazil | Brazil Law Group   posted by
May 12, 2022

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