Author: Tim Brackett

Tim Brackett

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Tim Brackett (he/him) has been on the board of since 2018, and is currently chair of the Anti-Racism committee. Tim recently graduated from Metro State University, where he studied Advocacy and Political Leadership as a Social Science major. He is committed to engaging communities and working collaboratively to build safe, equitable and sustainable transportation choices for everyone. Tim loves live music, exploring the North Shore, and enjoying tacos and beers at a local taproom with his wife (Kari) and dog (Marla).

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 […]


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 […]


Why Give Money to

Hello readers. By now I am sure you are aware we are holding our annual Winter Fundraiser on Wednesday, December 19th (purchase tickets here). While is fortunate to count many among you as supporters, it is entirely possible some of you are asking “Why should I give money to” Let me […]

Open Streets Broadway September Events

As summer winds down, we here at are ramping up for fall with a full slate of events for everyone. Here are the events we have on our calendar for September: Happy Hour on Wednesday, September 12th Join your fellow comrades for a fall-time happy hour get-together! Let’s gather in a particularly transit- and […]

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Announcing the Annual Summer Picnic!

We can’t wait to see you this year at the 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, […]