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Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

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

February 13, 2012
by julie

Not In My Front Yard: Safe Routes Stalls in Blaine Council

Nothing quite like suburbia to make you want to grind your teeth. In September 2011, MNDOT awarded several Safe Routes to Schools grants to Anoka County suburbs to help encourage kids to walk to school. One of the projects was … 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

September 28, 2011
by julie
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MinnesotaGO Releases Draft Vision; Schedules Hearing

MnDOT, via the MinnesotaGO project, has been working on a draft vision for transportation over the next 50 years in Minnesota. Following the state-wide MinnesotaGO public meetings for the project, they have now released the draft statement for the vision. … Continue reading

September 2, 2011
by julie
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Comments, Clarifications & Curmudgeonliness

So, there have been quite a few comments on my contrarian post from a few days back. it’s motivating me to clarify a few things relative to my curmudgeonliness. I don’t oppose the bike/ped coordinator. I think timing makes it … Continue reading