Author: Tim Brackett

About Tim Brackett

Tim Brackett (he/him) is currently serving with the Minnesota GreenCorps at host site Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (BikeMN). He has been on the board of streets.mn since 2018 and is currently co-chair of the board. He also works on the Anti-Racism and Finance committees. Tim is a full-time student at Metro State University, studying Advocacy and Political Leadership. He is committed to engaging communities and working collaboratively to build safe, equitable and sustainable transportation choices for everyone. When Tim is not working, studying or volunteering, he can be found attending a concert, exploring the North Shore or enjoying tacos and beers at a local taproom with his wife (Kari) and dog (Marla).

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2022 Bikeable Community Workshops

Help communities in Minnesota become more bike friendly through Bikeable Community Workshops. Learn ways to advocate for biking in your community in 2022.

I Ask for Your Voice: Join the Board of streets.mn

We are currently in our board recruitment phase—the time of the year when streets.mn adds new voices to our board of directors for the next two years. Our board has determined streets.mn needs new voices on our board who have experience with volunteer coordination, brand management/social media, racial equity work, or website management.

All Hail the Air Taxi?

The Chicago Tribune’s social media team has been pushing a story about air taxi service from downtown to O’Hare pretty hard on twitter the past several weeks. I bookmarked the tweet to read later, which means I was never, ever going to read it. Then last week, the American Planning Association tweeted out a link […]

Become a streets.mn Board Member

streets.mn has begun our annual board recruitment drive and is seeking board members for the 2021-22 term. We seek individuals who will improve the board balance of racial, ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, and sexual identities to more accurately represent Minnesota. We also welcome board members from a variety of occupations and perspectives – one must […]

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Streets.mn Virtual Happy Hour, With Prize Drawings

Do you like free food for takeaway? Do you need more enamel pins to up your flair game? Do you enjoy hanging out with transit and land-use nerds? If you answered yes to all three, then this coming Friday is your day! Streets.mn is beginning our annual board recruitment phase with a virtual happy hour […]

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Five Facets of Recovery from COVID-19

“It [the pandemic] is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next. We can choose to walk through it, dragging the carcasses of our prejudice and hatred, our avarice, our data banks and dead ideas, our dead rivers and smoky skies behind us. Or we can walk through lightly, with little luggage, ready […]

Stories from the Streets of Hennepin County

There is a gentleman who rides the 747 bus from downtown Minneapolis to the TCF Corporate offices in Plymouth. This gentleman walks with a slight limp, a gait acquired through years of blue collar work performed while standing on concrete floors. When he walks from the bus stop north on Hennepin County Road 61 (Xenium […]

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A Few More Opportunities for Public Input on the Minneapolis Transportation Action Plan

After my last class today, I took a ride on the route 4 bus–including the slow crawl along Nicollet–from Minneapolis College to the Central Library,  where I was able to attend the downtown Community Workshop for Minneapolis’ Transportation Action Plan. This workshop was one of a series of community engagement opportunities to interact with the […]