Word on the Streets

What to Do When Cars Are in the Bike Lane

Minneapolis continues to rank as one of the best biking cities in the U.S. It boasts 16 miles of on-street protected bikeways, 98 miles of bike lanes and 101 miles of off-street bikeways and trails.

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Dan Brazil | Brazil Law Group   posted by
June 20, 2023

MnDOT Fails to Apply for Life-Saving Asphalt Art Grant Opportunity in Near-North Minneapolis

Despite broad community support and a clearly identified need, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) did not apply for a Bloomberg Philanthropies asphalt art grant for the Olson Memorial Highway & Van White Boulevard intersection. Although the City of Minneapolis expressed support for asphalt art on Olson, because MnDOT owns the right-of-way, MnDOT needed to approve the project.

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Carly Ellefsen   posted by
June 15, 2023

Open Streets Minneapolis Kicks Off Festival Series on East Lake Street this Saturday

Open Streets Minneapolis, the highly-anticipated event series that closes city streets to motor vehicle traffic, will kick off the 2023 season this Saturday, June 10, 2023, in Midtown. Lake Street from 2nd Avenue South to 22nd Ave South will be closed to car traffic from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m for Minneapolis residents to enjoy unique neighborhood businesses and safe biking, walking and rolling.

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Carly Ellefsen   posted by
June 06, 2023

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