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Support East Lake St on Open Streets day

This Sunday, July 26th is the day we planned to hold Open Streets East Lake. Unfortunately, the event will not happen this year due to risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can learn more about how we came to this decision here

Open Streets Minneapolis events do more than close streets to cars. Each event connects people to local businesses, community resources, and each other. While we are unable to come together  to celebrate Open Streets Franklin this year, we can still support those local businesses and community organizations that help make Open Streets events on East Lake St so fun and unique.

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Nick Ray Olson   posted by
July 24, 2020

Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee passes bold resolution on traffic enforcement

On Wednesday, July 22nd the Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) approved a bold resolution calling to remove traffic enforcement from the City of Minneapolis' traffic safety strategies. This resolution is the BAC's second on enforcement in the past year and comes as the City works to re-imagine the role of policing in community safety following Minneapolis police killing George Floyd. The full text of the resolution is available below. 

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Emily Wade   posted by
July 23, 2020

Open Streets Minneapolis 2020 events canceled

All Open Streets Minneapolis events scheduled for 2020 are canceled due to risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Emily Wade   posted by
July 17, 2020

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