Author: Steve Elmer

Steve Elmer

About Steve Elmer

Steve Elmer is a Planning Analyst for the Metropolitan Council where he currently leads bicycle/pedestrian planning efforts and also assists on various transit and highway corridor projects. He is an APA Certified Planner and member of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals. He managed a Regional Bicycle System Study for the Council and led the effort to establish the first-ever Regional Bicycle Transportation Network in the region’s Transportation Policy Plan. Steve is an active cyclist and lives in Saint Paul with his wife and teenaged daughter.

A Grander Rounds Loop and the Regional Bicycle Transportation Network

Matt Eckholm’s recent article introduced the concept of a Twin Cities “Grander Rounds” bikeway loop (“Grander Rounds,” 11-8-16), as a potential “metro-wide bicycle ring road to serve as the cycling equivalent of I-694/494.” This could be a good concept, and in fact, may fit well within the Met Council’s designated Regional Bicycle Transportation Network . […]