Word on the Streets

Downtown Bikeways Work Group July 2019 Update

Come celebrate with us next month! 

Last month we decided to meet in July even though many attendees would be out of town for the July 4th holiday. We decided that we didn’t want to lose our recent momentum - and we didn’t! We have lots of exciting projects that we are working on, some of which we’ll share at a later date.

We started the meeting with introductions, welcoming one new member, and welcoming back one member from a previous era of the Downtown Bikeways work group! We shared some of our favorite biking related memories as an ice breaker.

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Jesse Lorenz   posted by
July 02, 2019

Pedestrian Work Group June 2019 Update


Open Streets Minneapolis 

Open Streets Lyndale had a record turnout at 58k people, with 45k being the previous record. The Our Streets Minneapolis booth was busy and collected over 100 postcards for winter maintenance. The next Open Streets Minneapolis event is
Open Streets Lake + Minnehaha on Sunday, July 21st.

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What to do if a person driving hits you while you're biking

Most bicycle accidents happen due to road and weather hazards, but some serious crashes involve motor vehicle drivers and cyclists. If you’re hit by a person driving while riding your bike, it’s critical to understand your rights as well as the next steps to take to avoid further injury or property loss.

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Dan Brazil   posted by
June 18, 2019