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Coalition turns 5 and celebrates big budget victories

Posted December 11, 2014 @ 10:35am | by Ethan Fawley

The Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition celebrates its five year anniversary today, and I am so grateful to all the volunteers and supporters who have helped this organization grow to what it is today!We've made a remarkable amount of progress in just five years, and laid the groundwork for...

 

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Recap of N & NE Mpls Greenways Community Forum

Posted December 11, 2014 @ 10:18am | by Alexis Pennie

Recap of N & NE Mpls Greenways Community ForumA North & Northeast Minneapolis Greenways Community Forum took place on Monday, December 8th, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at the Minneapolis Park Board Offices. This event is was sponsored by the Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership. The forum provided an opportunity for public feedback on the...

 

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City Council approves best-ever bike/walk budget

Posted December 11, 2014 @ 10:08am | by Ethan Fawley

Late on December 10th, the City Council adopted the 2015 budget. It includes unprecedented support for biking and walking--thanks to tremendous elected official leaders and strong community support.A few highlights:$750,000 for protected bikeways.This will build 3-6 miles of...

 

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Following Up on Jessica's Ghost Bike

Posted December 8, 2014 @ 4:33pm | by Kevin Kirsch

Following Up on Jessica's Ghost Bike On July 5th, 2013 Jessica Hanson was riding her bike and was hit by a car. She passed away.I’ve struggled to write a follow up story about the experience of coordinating a group of people to care for Jessica’s ghost bike, but it’s time to revisit; the bike was removed...

 

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Hennepin County Plan Provides a Great Vision That Needs Implementing

Posted December 4, 2014 @ 5:16pm | by Ethan Fawley

Hennepin County Plan Provides a Great Vision That Needs ImplementingHennepin County's draft 2040 Bicycle Transportation Plan is out for public review through December 5. You can see a great condensed summary of the 116-page plan here on Streets.mn. And send in your comments on the plan to: bikeplan@hennepin.us.Big TakeawaysThis is generally a great...

 

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N & NE Mpls Greenways Community Forum 12/8/2014

Posted December 3, 2014 @ 2:39pm | by Laura Kling

N & NE Mpls Greenways Community Forum 12/8/2014Do you live in North Minneapolis or Northeast? Would you be more likely to ride your bike in these neighborhoods if there were beautiful greenways?Please give your input on the 26th Ave. N Greenway in North, and the 18th Ave. NE Greenway in Northeast concepts at the upcoming community...

 

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