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

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
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True Tales of Planning Breakdowns: Blaine Lakeside Park

I’ve talked quite a bit recently about how incremental change to encourage active transportation is very much dependent on working to improve existing poor development that can’t just be blown up with a do-over. I offer today a tale from … Continue reading