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Green Garden Bakery: Perspective on Olson Memorial Highway

Despite years of support from the Near North Community, the Minnesota Department of Transportation and SRF Consulting Group, Inc. decided not to select BIPOC-led, youth-run Green Garden Bakery for the Olson Memorial Study Community Connectors program.

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Independent Study of Boulevard Conversion Options Begin for Rethinking I-94 Project

Our Streets Minneapolis is funding independent studies of a boulevard conversion on I-94 as part of the Twin Cities Boulevard campaign, a vision to replace the 7.5-mile stretch of highway between downtown Minneapolis and downtown Saint Paul with a multi-modal boulevard. In mid-July, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) included two “at-grade” alternatives in the release of Rethinking I-94 project alternatives, but the transportation advocacy nonprofit is concerned about gaps in MnDOT’s data and criteria for the upcoming environmental impact statement (EIS).

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Carly Ellefsen   posted by
August 10, 2023

Support Twin Cities Boulevard in the MnDOT Rethinking I-94 Survey

MnDOT is currently seeking feedback on project options for Rethinking I-94. Here are some tips for filling it out to support Twin Cities Boulevard.

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Alex Burns   posted by
August 03, 2023

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