We Read the Pedal Pub Comments, So You Don’t Have To

Emergency kitten, reading comments. Last night, a pedal pub loaded with passengers was hit by a vehicle driven by a person on the Hennepin Bridge. There is a lot that can be said of the bridge itself and of pedal pubs. Not surprisingly, commenters on many sites are saying a number of things. We decided […]

Pedal Pubs, Drunk Drivers, and Road Design

It seems that the Pedal Pub fiascos can’t catch a break in 2015. Update: 12 riders hurt in pedal pub crash; car’s driver arrested, Minneapolis police said http://t.co/42dEBAXYdc pic.twitter.com/cHKXQRWxDa — Star Tribune (@StarTribune) June 25, 2015 On Wednesday night, several unfortunate souls were caught in one of those “car accidents” on the Hennepin Avenue Bridge while […]

A Safer Hennepin Avenue Bridge Layout

We are (or should be) saddened to hear of today’s news of a motorist, suspected of being intoxicated, ramming their vehicle into the back of a Pedal Pub — without regard to our opinions of Pedal Pubs themselves. (See other posts) Bicyclists, slow-moving vehicles, and other street users are allowed on the Hennepin Avenue Bridge, […]

The Hennepin Avenue Bridge Isn’t Just For Cars

[…] into a slow-moving traffic obstruction, causing damage both to itself and to the obstruction. Or, more accurately, the driver of a car crashed his vehicle into a pedal pub full of patrons and the police suspect alcohol was involved. 12 people went to the hospital. Three suffered “significant” injuries, that were thankfully non-life threatening. Source: […]

I Love the Traveling Tap, and You Should Too

[…] incredible. The Traveling Tap is one of those beer bikes that Minnesotans love to hate. I myself was a card carrying member of the “I hate the Pedal Pub” Facebook group for some time.  No longer. Never has a finer vehicle been created than the Bar Bicycle. An elegant mix of comfort and a blatant […]

Twin Cities: Best Cities for Bicycling…to Beer?

[…] events calendar. And, of course, if you’re still searching for the ultimate bike and beer combo, then call up a few of your friends and rent a Pedal Pub. Then you can bike and drink beer to you heart’s content—and you don’t have to worry about steering! With so many options to combine beer and […]

A trolley in Fort Worth

That’s Transportainment

[…] occasional interaction with the link or mode. In this sense, they are viewing the facility the way a tourist might, rather than an everyday user. Fort Worth Pedal Pub We posit the decision-makers’ (or anyone’s) view of the transportation modes, links, and vehicles that they don’t use is much as yours is at the amusement park […]

Sunday Summary – June 28, 2015

[…] back to summer and Independence Day celebration planning more quickly and better informed. In the news Hennepin Avenue Bridge: On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, a driver rear-ended a pedal pub traveling south on the Hennepin Avenue Bridge sending 12 people to the hospital and streets.mn writers are all over this.  Layout: A Safer Hennepin Avenue Bridge does the […]