Word on the Streets

Car-Free Streets: Are They the Answer to Safer Cycling?

The following is a guest blog post by local bike attorney Dan Brazil of Brazil Law Group. Brazil Law Group is a sponsor of Twin Cities Bike to Work Day. 

In the realm of cycling and safety, things are beginning to shift across the country. Many cities such as New York and Minneapolis are implementing Vision Zero plans to reduce cycling crashes and improve infrastructure.

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Daniel Brazil   posted by
April 21, 2020

Seven ways the Transportation Action Plan gets it right on climate

I’ll admit that I opened the public draft of the Minneapolis Transportation Action Plan with more than a little skepticism about how the plan would address the climate crisis. Sure, I expected the plan to promote biking, walking, and transit, but I doubted I would see more than lip service around truly shifting how we move and use our streets to align with what the climate crisis demands.

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Maria Wardoku   posted by
March 25, 2020

City releases visionary Transportation Action Plan draft

The City of Minneapolis released its Transportation Action Plan draft last week. This plan is an addendum to the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan that will guide transportation projects in Minneapolis for the next ten years.

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Ashwat Narayanan   posted by
March 10, 2020

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