Author Archive | Annie Van Cleve

Meet Mexican urbanist Gustavo Gutiérrez next Wednesday, 22 June

Five years ago, Gustavo Gutiérrez was arrested for the infraction of riding his bicycle at night in his hometown of Aguascalientes, Mexico. Today, there are 25 new miles of bike lanes in Aguascalientes and a strong bicycle lobby whose members participate in local government and in the national bicycling movement. As an advocate for sustainable mobility, […]

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Short and Long Term Ideas for Humanizing Hi-Lake

Have you ever tried to cross Hiawatha at East Lake Street on foot or by bike? If you ever do, remember to budget some extra time to cross the five lanes of traffic, which include two lanes where right-turning cars are not required to stop. As if there was any question about who is welcome […]

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Don’t Let 12.8 Seconds Delay Third Avenue Improvements

Minneapolis has the opportunity to transform Third Avenue downtown into a landmark street. The proposed redesign would offer environmental and aesthetic benefits through adding 10 percent more green space in the form of landscaped medians and planters, improve safety for all users by removing a lane of traffic and feature the first planter-protected bike lane […]

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Nice Ride’s Five-year Goal should be Connections to Transit

Note: This post is part of the streets.mn/Nice Ride crowdsource conversation, a series of crowdsourced looks at how to expand or improve Nice Ride planning. Check out the rest here. The wedge of city I wrote about in my last post – between the river and Hiawatha from the falls north to Seward – is rich in […]

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A Short-term Growth Strategy for Nice Ride in Minneapolis

Note: This post is part of the streets.mn/Nice Ride crowdsource conversation, a series of crowdsourced looks at how to expand or improve Nice Ride planning. Check out the rest here. Nice Ride is a vital component of a growing integrated mobility system in the Twin Cities. Still, not enough people use bicycles for utilitarian trips to grow […]

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