Word on the Streets

Downtown Bikeways at Whittier Día del Niño

The Downtown Bikeways crew recently attended Whittier International Elementary School’s Día del Niño Celebration. Día del Niño was a fun, carnival-like event with a potluck dinner, games, music, and all sorts of activities for the school community. One of the teachers told us that about 400 people usually attend, which makes sense because it felt like we talked to well over a hundred students and their adults! In the process we gave away several hundred red and white bike lights, which were a huge hit with the students.

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Jesse Lorenz   posted by
June 04, 2019

Restore Buffer Protected Bike Lanes on Park & Portland

Summer is back and with more people out biking, walking and rolling, it’s a good time to turn to the conversation around bike infrastructure on Park Avenue and Portland Avenue. Here’s a great article on streets.mn by Nicole Salica that summarizes the history of bike infrastructure on the streets.

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Ashwat Narayanan   posted by
May 31, 2019

Seven exciting stops at Open Streets Lyndale 2019

Join us this Sunday June 2nd for Open Streets Lyndale! Open Streets Minneapolis events are free events that temporarily close major thoroughfares to car traffic, opening them up for people walking, biking, rolling, and playing. Check out the Open Streets Lyndale Facebook page or the event webpage for more details. Here are the things that I am most excited to see at Open Streets Lyndale!

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Carmela Ortiz Menendez   posted by
May 30, 2019