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 currently works on the Anti-Racism, Finance, and 10-Year Anniversary 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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A Day in the Life of a Car-Free State Fair Employee from the Suburbs

In the summer of 2013–while underemployed and strapped for cash–I took a gig pouring beer for one of the vendors at the Minnesota State Fair. The job was rewarding enough that I have continued working every summer, even though my employment situation has improved since 2013. This summer is my sixth year working the Minnesota […]

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Reminder: streets.mn Annual Summer Picnic this Saturday

  This is a reminder to stop by our Annual Summer Picnic this Saturday at Lake Monster Brewing in St. Paul. This is a family-friendly event and all are welcome! Here are the final details: Schedule: 2:00 pm – Open Meeting with the Board of streets.mn 3:00 pm – Social time 3:30 pm – 5:00 […]

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Announcing the streets.mn Annual Summer Picnic!

We can’t wait to see you this year at the streets.mn Annual Summer Picnic on Saturday, July 28th! The picnic will be held in the outdoor area of Lake Monster Brewing in St. Paul from 2-6pm, and is guaranteed to be fun for all. Bring yourself, bring your family, bring a bicycle if you want, […]

How Accessible are Minnesota State Parks for Non-motorists?

After living in Minnesota for four years, I decided last year to focus on getting away from the metro area and exploring greater Minnesota. I also decided to take up camping for the first time since childhood in 2017. As someone who is car-free, accomplishing these goals required some creativity on my part. I purchased […]