Word on the Streets

Our verdict on the Transportation Action Plan

In March 2019, we wrote a blog post laying out our priorities for the draft Transportation Action Plan (TAP). This plan will guide transportation policy in the city for the next ten years. Earlier this month, Minneapolis City Council voted to adopt the final version of the plan. You can find the final version of the Transportation Action Plan online now

Let’s take a look at the final version of TAP, and see how well our priorities are represented in it.

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Ash N   posted by
December 14, 2020

Hennepin County's Street Design System Must Change

Our Streets Minneapolis has been advocating to re-shape Lyndale Avenue S as part of our new initiative, County Streets for People. We are asking Hennepin County--the entity responsible for this street--do the bare minimum: a 4-3 conversion to improve safety on the corridor. However, Lyndale Ave S is just one example of a much larger systemic issue around how Hennepin County approaches street design.

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Ash N   posted by
December 03, 2020

Why a 4 to 3 conversion on Lyndale Ave S?

At Our Streets Minneapolis, we’re calling for a short term safety treatment called a 4 to 3 conversion on Lyndale Ave S from Franklin Ave to 31st street. Here is some more information on this treatment and our stance.

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Ash N   posted by
November 20, 2020

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