Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

June 10, 2014
by julie
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Alert: Big Rivers Trail Closed Between Lilydale & Mendota

Mudslides have forced the closing of both Highway 13 in Mendota from 2nd ¬†Street and Lexington Avenue, and the closing of the Big Rivers Regional Trail from the Lilydale Trailhead to Mendota at Highway 13. Highway 13 is in danger … Continue reading

September 21, 2012
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Rally for the Old Cedar Bridge on Saturday 9/22/2012

Ah, the Old Cedar Bridge. A beloved and much needed link from Richfield/Bloomington to the south-of-river suburbs. Closed to all but wildcats and scofflaws in 2002, the bridge is complicated to repair or replace, because it’s in a delicate wetland, … Continue reading

May 2, 2012
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Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Project Summary Report Released

Yesterday was the big day, finally. After several “delivery dates” came and passed, on May 1, 2012 the FHWA finally delivered the Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Program report (PDF). I wrote quite a bit about it at Streets.MN yesterday. Your quick … Continue reading

January 31, 2012
by julie
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Tuesday Transpo Bill Update!

Yeah, up the defcon level and shake your panic maker. Today’s the day the proposed Transpo Bill gets published. Turns out it may be even worse than previously rumored. A few points: Transportation Enhancements become optional. Safe Routes to Schools … Continue reading

May 17, 2011
by julie
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Midtown Greenway Detours

The City of Minneapolis has started various bridge projects that will impact the Midtown Greenway for the immediate future and last through approximately mid-summer, weather permitting. Regular riders of the Greenway have seen the states of disrepair of many of … Continue reading