Word on the Streets

Announcing Transportation Action Plan Community Conversations

At Our Streets Minneapolis we’re building a movement to make biking, walking, and rolling easy and comfortable for everyone in our city. 

In order to make a transportation system that truly works for everyone, we must be sure to prioritize the voices of folks who are currently at a disadvantage in our transportation system. That means amplifying the needs and concerns of people of color, people with disabilities, and folks with low income. People who belong to these groups have historically been left out of transportation decision making. As a result, our transportation system does not work for them.

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Emily Wade   posted by
September 18, 2019

Downtown Bikeways Work Group September 2019 Update

Our September meeting was on a soggy night, but we had a solid turnout, with nine folks braving the downpour to join us. Ash kicked off the meeting by recapping some of our successes from this summer: Park & Portland being repainted to have their buffers again, stopping the Federal Reserve parking garage from being built in the North Loop, and getting 26th St to be protected again with plastic bollards.

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Jesse Lorenz   posted by
September 18, 2019

Seven exciting stops at Open Streets Nicollet 2019

Join us this Sunday September 22nd for Open Streets Nicollet! Open Streets Minneapolis events are free events that temporarily close major thoroughfares to car traffic, opening them up for people walking, biking, rolling, and playing. Check out the Open Streets Nicollet Facebook page or the event webpage for more details. Here are the things that I am most excited to see at Open Streets Nicollet!

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Carmela Ortiz Menendez   posted by
September 17, 2019