Word on the Streets

Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee passes bold resolution on traffic enforcement

On Wednesday, July 22nd the Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) approved a bold resolution calling to remove traffic enforcement from the City of Minneapolis' traffic safety strategies. This resolution is the BAC's second on enforcement in the past year and comes as the City works to re-imagine the role of policing in community safety following Minneapolis police killing George Floyd. The full text of the resolution is available below. 

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Emily Wade   posted by
July 23, 2020

Open Streets Minneapolis 2020 events canceled

All Open Streets Minneapolis events scheduled for 2020 are canceled due to risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Emily Wade   posted by
July 17, 2020

Support Franklin Ave on Open Streets day

This Sunday, July 12th is the day we planned to hold Open Streets Franklin. Unfortunately, the event will not happen this year due to risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can learn more about how we came to this decision and our plans for the rest of the Open Streets Minneapolis season here.

Open Streets Minneapolis events do more than close streets to cars. Each event connects people to local businesses, community resources, and each other. While we're unable to come together in the street this year, we can still support local businesses and community organizations that help make Open Streets Franklin so fun and unique.

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Emily Wade   posted by
July 10, 2020

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