Category: Advocacy

Can You Imagine One Day a Week Without a Car?

Several local transportation and advocacy groups have banded together in a weeks-long celebration dubbed Car-Free MSP as a lead-up to World Car-Free Day on September 22. See how participating can leave a positive impact.

Wanted: Your Full-Time Input for this Part-Time Role

Streets.mn is excited to announce that Amy Gage is joining us in a new role as managing editor, having volunteered as a writer and editor for Streets.mn since 2017. Her background as a newspaper and magazine journalist, personal blogger, and community relations and communications director in higher education — as well as a multimodal and transportation advocate — should serve us well.

Image capture of Minneapolis City Council Public Works Committee hearing from 5/19 of Public Works staff describing the project with audience members in the background holding signs saying, "Don't delay the bus"

Who Controls Minneapolis Streets?

The City of Minneapolis controls around 22 percent of land as part of the public right of way. This includes the sidewalks, bikeways, transitways and roadways. For simplicity’s sake, let’s call this area “streets.” It is space that we all use to move around for leisure or for purpose, to reach our jobs, schools, and entertainment. […]