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Share the Road Sign

June 11, 2015
by julie
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One Soccer Mom For Bike Lanes

Proposals to get St. Paul up to a higher standard of multi-modal joy abound. One key proposal is the City of St. Paul Bike Plan. It is a comprehensive approach to closing gaps in city bikeways and bikeability to allow … Continue reading

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

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May 12, 2014
by julie
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Take the MNDot Statewide Bike Plan Survey

MnDOT is seeking out inputs to the Statewide Bicycle System Plan. Beyond local workshops across the state, MnDOT is seeking input via a survey.   They want to know: Where do you feel comfortable biking? What destinations do you want … Continue reading

January 24, 2014
by julie
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Bike Lanes in Winter

Witness: The struggle that is a bike lane in winter, via these (poor) images, taken from inside a car. That glacier is the bike lane. Now, certainly, over the railing is a well-cleared sidewalk. It is an option. It’s actually … Continue reading

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December 11, 2012
by julie
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2013 Minnesota Ironman Moves to Washington County

The Minnesota Ironman Bike Ride, one of the first big t-shirt rides/recreational pain fests of spring, announced its move to Washington County for 2013. After 13 years in Lakeville, the ride chose to move. In that 13 years, the area … Continue reading