Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

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 28, 2012
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Advocates, Advocate. Harder.

I’ve been on a wee bit of a spree lately about the continual state of Defcon 11 every time there is federal hiccuping about restricting funds for Transportation Enhancements, or cutting Safe Routes to Schools, or classifying bicycles as vegetables … Continue reading

March 21, 2011
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Nine Mile Creek Trail: Progress & Stasis

The proposed Nine Mile Creek Trail extension through Edina has stirred up a lot of controversy, including NIMBYism disguised as faux environmental concern. This is normal in Edina, which has an excellent Bicycle Task Force working hard despite many residents … Continue reading

March 12, 2011
by julie

Stuff I Dug This Week

A few articles of interest from around Ze Interwebz this week for your weekend enjoyment: EXTRA! EXTRA! MONEY WASTED ON EXTRAVAGANT HIGHWAY PROJECT! — Getting Around Minneapolis takes a look at the new Rice Street interchange at MN36 in Roseville … Continue reading