Word on the Streets

Advocating for streets for people during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a big impact on our work. Our staff began working from home on March 12th and will do so for the foreseeable future. A few weeks ago we shared that we won’t host any Open Streets Minneapolis events in June, and are prepared to cancel any event that poses a significant health risk. 

Now we’d like to share how we’re changing our advocacy in response to COVID-19.

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Emily Wade   posted by
April 30, 2020

Action Alert: We need sidewalks all year!

Earlier this spring the City released a draft Transportation Action Plan. Once a final version is adopted, this plan will guide transportation projects in our city for the next ten years. At Our Streets Minneapolis, we’ve been following how the the Transportation Action Plan takes shape very closely. And, we think this draft is pretty good.

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Ashwat Narayanan   posted by
April 28, 2020

Streets for People Work Group April 2020 Update

The Streets for People Work Group held a virtual meeting on Monday, April 20th. After strategizing on how to connect while maintaining social distancing, the Streets for People Work Group reconnected via Zoom to discuss strategy and actions to put people first on our streets.

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