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Bike to Work Day: A Content Retrospective

May 18 is Bike to Work Day. Are you ready? streets.mn writers have written more than once about bike commuting, and we think their content is a great place to start prepping for Friday. How to Bike to Work: A Beginner’s Guide A new classic by Ian Young, published just this month, it delivers on […]

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You’re Invited to Jane’s Walk 2018: A Walking Conversation about Saint Paul

Since 2012, Saint Paul residents have been hosting free Jane’s Walks—‘walking conversations’ that get people out exploring their neighborhoods and talking about what matters to them. Jane’s Walks are inspired by the ideas and legacy of urbanist Jane Jacobs, who fought against freeways cutting through neighborhoods and for walkable communities where people know and watch […]

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Safe Streets: Narratives of Pedestrian Advocacy

On February 8, streets.mn, in partnership with Nexus Community Partners’ Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute, is hosting a free event — Safe Streets: Narratives of Pedestrian Advocacy. This is an evening of education, and sharing experiences of being a pedestrian. Come hear examples from local advocates and government about how we have or could incorporate the voices and […]

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A Festive Thanks For the streets.mn Winter Fundraiser!

Tuesday night, we held our Fourth Annual Winter Fundraiser & Festivity, and it was a fabulous night. This year’s edition was held at the A Mill Artist Lofts in the 7th floor party room, which featured an excellent view of downtown and the river. Inside, our special guests Frederick Melo of the Pioneer Press and […]

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Buy Your Ticket Today for the streets.mn Winter Fundraiser Party!

In one week, streets.mn is throwing a fun party that you won’t want to miss. That’s right, it’s the Annual Streets Winter Fundraiser Festivity! There are lots of reasons why you should buy a ticket right now. For example, here are six (6!) unbeatable reasons. #1. Your ticket helps support streets.mn! Proceeds go to support […]

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Join streets.mn December 9 for a Holiday Train Northstar trip!

After the success of the streets.mn Red Line trip, I started thinking about other trips that could be done to mix streets.mn with some of the new-ish transit modes that many of us don’t use often. With Metro Transit running a holiday train on December 9, the timing works out comfortably for us to do […]

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Come to the streets.mn Co-Hosted Minneapolis Mayoral Forum on Saturday

Dutiful readers of streets.mn might remember that, four years ago, streets.mn co-hosted a Mayoral forum with the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition (now known as Our Streets Minneapolis). At the time, there was a heated race for mayor of the state’s largest city, and it was fascinating to see the various candidates debate key development, land use, […]

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Join us Friday night for the Red Line Ride!

A few weeks ago, Bill Lindeke, Mike Hicks, and myself toured the Red Line. I’ve taken it a few times before for errands, but never to just explore. It’s an unique mode of transit here in the Twin Cities that tries to be LRT on rails and…well, determine for yourself how well it does this […]

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You’re Invited to Ride the Red Line with streets.mn

A while ago I realized I’d never been on the Red Line, which is a transit route in the Twin Cities that is named after one of the three (3) primary colors! Then Aaron Isaacs wrote his post about how they have recently upgraded the bus rapid transit route. So we’re going to go and […]

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Cycling to the Symphony: A Noteworthy Experience

The young man and woman locking up their bikes across from Orchestra Hall looked respectable enough on Friday, June 9, an evening of Mozart, Debussy — and a 50 percent off coupon for a subsequent concert in downtown Minneapolis provided cyclists were sporting a helmet or other gear. The woman had thrown a jersey dress over her […]

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