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Now Hiring: Event Coordinator

Posted December 19, 2014 @ 2:34pm | by Ethan Fawley

Event Coordinator Job PostingOrganization SummaryThe Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition advocates for a city where bicycling is encouraged and everyone feels comfortable riding. The Coalition hosts a variety of events to engage people about biking and walking and to improve our community,...

 

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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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