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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

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

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

January 7, 2012
by julie

A Bike Route on Snelling Avenue?

Shouts out to @reubencollins on ze Twitter for tweeting this article about people looking to have the resurfacing project on Snelling Avenue in St. Paul include bike lanes. This is a reasonably good article, with some gaps. The main gap … Continue reading

December 14, 2011
by julie
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Update: Senate Commerce Committee Approves Complete Streets Language

In a follow-up to yesterday’s post seeking supportive contacts to Senate Commerce Committee members considering an amendment concerning Complete Streets to be considered today, the Commerce Committee unanimously approved the language. Now, of course, it will move on to the … Continue reading