Word on the Streets

Lowry Ave NE for People: January 2021 update

The Lowry Ave NE for People Work Group had its first meeting on Monday, January 25th. A total of 15 people attended. This work group is part of our County Streets for People campaign to transform Minneapolis streets owned by Hennepin County. The goal of this meeting was to discuss specific ways in which this group could work together effectively to create a vision for a Lowry Ave NE that puts people first. As part of this work, we will create an outreach plan to people, organizations, and businesses along the corridor. At our meeting we discussed a timeline for our work.

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Ashwat Narayanan   posted by
February 01, 2021

Tips for Your First Winter Bike Ride, Walk or Roll

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. 

Winter is a cold season in Minnesota. Yet, this doesn’t stop some cyclists and those who walk and roll from enjoying a winter ride or stroll. Many will do so for the first time this year. If this is you, I want to share some tips specifically for your first winter trip.

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Brazil Law Group   posted by
January 22, 2021

Statement on Minneapolis police killing a man at a traffic stop

Updated January 4th, 2021 to include the victim's name: Dolal Idd.

We are devastated and disturbed by Minneapolis police killing Dolal Idd at a traffic stop on Cedar Ave & 36th St Wednesday night. 

This death is a tragic loss. Our thoughts are with everyone impacted, especially Dolal Idd's friends and family. 

This loss is especially enraging coming just seven months after Minneapolis police killed George Floyd.

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Ashwat Narayanan   posted by
December 30, 2020

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