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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

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

May 23, 2011
by julie
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Minnesota Ranks #4 in Bicycle-Friendly State Rankings

The League of American Bicyclists have released their Bicycle-Friendly State rankings.¬†Minnesota has been ranked #4 nationally for cyclists. The League also releases a breakdown of where each state ranks in key categories used to evaluate and rank the states. Minnesota’s … Continue reading

May 18, 2011
by julie
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Transit & Minnesota’s Continued Budget Kerfuffle

As Minnesota rolls towards budget impasse and probable governmental shutdown, it’s interesting to make note of some of what’s been going down in regards to transit. The legislature has slashed Twin Cities transit funding, although it’s hard to say if … Continue reading

March 9, 2011
by julie
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Peeve: Misapplication of Data

With the Minnesota Bicycle Summit last week and the National Bike Summit this week, I have been noting a pernicious habit among cycling advocates and friends that I wish I could punch out of everyone: Quoting studies selectively or in … Continue reading