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Hennepin Ave S Reconstruction Advocacy Guide

Hennepin Ave S will be reconstructed from Douglas Ave to Lake St in 2023. Hennepin Ave S is a City-owned street that is home to many Minneapolis residents and beloved businesses. This reconstruction provides an opportunity to make Hennepin Ave S a beacon of the City's Complete Streets Policy that makes tangible progress on their climate and mode share goals to get more people taking more trips by biking, walking, rolling, and taking transit. 

City mode share goal chart showing a planned reduction in car trips and increase in bike, walk, and transit trips 

City of Minneapolis Mode Share Goals by year 2030

This is a guide to help organize your thoughts for a people-centered Hennepin Ave S. This document is continuously updated based on your ideas and needs. Please reach out to discuss additions and provide feedback on the guide itself.

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Kenny Fennel   posted by
September 29, 2020

Support Nicollet Ave on Open Streets Day

This Sunday, September 20th is the day we planned to hold Open Streets Nicollet. 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 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 are unable to come together to celebrate Open Streets Nicollet this year, we can still support those local businesses and community organizations that help make Open Streets Nicollet so fun and unique.

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Nick Ray Olson   posted by
September 18, 2020

Opportunity to join the Board of Directors for Our Streets Minneapolis

Our Streets Minneapolis is looking for community members who are interested in joining our Board of Directors! Joining the Board is a great way to connect to other civic-minded people who care about making Minneapolis a more comfortable place to bike, walk, and roll.

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Olivia St. Martin   posted by
September 17, 2020

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