Category: Advocacy

Street at Washington and SE Harvard

Washington Avenue Cannot Tell a Lie

The changes proposed to Hennepin Ave are similar to changes made to Washington Ave years ago. Read about lessons we could learn from the recent past.

Lots to Love About the Hennepin Avenue Reconstruction

Starting in 2024, the City of Minneapolis will reconstruct Hennepin Avenue from Lake Street to Douglas Avenue. In line with the City’s progressive climate, transportation and comprehensive plans, Public Works has recommended a redesign of Hennepin Avenue that puts the climate and people walking, biking and rolling first. In this post, I will highlight some […]

Blaisdell Bike Lane Closed Ahead Sign

Minneapolis Should Open the Protected Bike Lanes on Blaisdell Avenue

Cyclists and pedestrians: Email Minneapolis City Councilmembers and the staff associated with the Blaisdell protected bike lanes. Urge them to keep you safe on our streets year-round and to hold staff accountable to following the city’s Complete Streets policy.

The Market Will Not Save Us: Why I’m Voting Yes

“This year, St. Paul residents have the chance to support a ballot measure initiated, researched and led by communities of color, a policy that would fundamentally shift the unbalanced relationship between landlords and tenants.”

Why I’m Voting “Yes” on Question 1 – Rent Stabilization in St. Paul

A lot of noise has been made about a controversial rent stabilization proposal that St. Paul residents will find on their ballots on the November 2nd election this year. Due to a 1984 state law, the ordinance had to be passed through a referendum, creating a lot of confusion about the proposal’s details, its effects, […]

Even Guinea Pigs Think Rent Stabilization Makes Sense! Just Ask Them!

There’s been a lot of talk about guinea pigs and rent stabilization lately. In fact, the Minnesota Multi Housing Association recently sent me a picture of a guinea pig! They even hired someone to come to my house and give me a second picture of a guinea pig! It’s almost like the Minnesota Multi Housing […]