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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

May 2, 2012
by julie
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St. Paul to Discuss New Bike Boulevard May 8

Now that Jefferson Avenue has reached a conclusion and will be declared a bike boulevard after 4 years and countless shenanigans, the city of St. Paul is ready to discuss another bike boulevard. On May 8th, the Hamline Midway Coalition … Continue reading

April 5, 2012
by julie
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St. Paul Approves Jefferson Avenue Bikeway (Finally)

After another fine round of hand-wringing, the St. Paul City Council approved the Jefferson Avenue bike boulevard. This has been a victory for… well, let’s be honest here. Absolutely no one. It took four years, hundreds of traffic engineer hours, … Continue reading

March 31, 2012
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Update on Safe Routes to Schools in Blaine: No Go

On March 15, the Blaine City Council voted 5-2 against a design, bid and build project to build sidewalks on 91st Avenue and Jackson Street near Westwood Middle School in Blaine. The project would have been paid for 100% by … Continue reading

February 23, 2012
by julie
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Public Meetings for MnDOT Bicycle Statewide Planning Study Scheduled

Minnesota’s Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is launching a new statewide planning study intended to inventory existing bicycle facilities throughout the state, including those created by local government groups, and develop statewide policy guidelines surrounding bicycle planning. A new Statewide Bikeway … Continue reading