Word on the Streets

Vision Zero:
A Pedestrian, Cyclist & Attorney's Perspective

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 September of 2017, Minneapolis committed to Vision Zero, an initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities and injuries by providing safer streets and infrastructure for all. While this initiative is still in its infancy, it's exciting to see the promising work Our Streets Minneapolis and other advocates are doing to ensure its success.

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Daniel Brazil   posted by
March 10, 2020

Introducing the Streets for People Work Group!

We are thrilled to announce the creation of the Streets for People Work Group. This volunteer work group is a combination of the Downtown Bikeways and Pedestrian Work Groups. This change enables volunteers to discuss street space holistically and more efficiently advocate for streets that deliver safety, justice, and equity regardless of a person’s identity and lived experience.

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Kenny Fennell   posted by
February 24, 2020

What Minnesota, Tennessee, & New York Can Teach Us About Biking Infrastructure

Bike crashes are currently on the slow decline around the US. Although there are many factors contributing to the decline, one of them includes the construction of protected bike lanes in many US cities. Biking infrastructure matters. In fact, studies show that protected lanes are safer for cyclists and drivers.

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Dan Brazil   posted by
January 14, 2020

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