Word on the Streets

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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Ash N   posted by
December 30, 2020

Hennepin Ave S should set a new gold standard

The City of Minneapolis will reconstruct Hennepin Ave S from Douglas Ave to Lake St in 2023. Right now, Hennepin’s four lanes of undivided car traffic make it a stressful place to bike, walk, and roll, despite the many local businesses that make it an engaging place to be. This reconstruction is a once in a generation opportunity for us to make Hennepin Ave S the thriving, connected, people-centered street we know it can be.

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Ash N   posted by
December 17, 2020

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