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Amsterdam: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

National Bike Challenge Update: Streets.mn is currently in 67th place (of 92) and MNDOT is 44th.   It’s not to late to join and show your support for streets.mn. EVERY rider counts. Even if you only ride one day per week it will help. —— In April I had the opportunity to spend a week in […]

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Vehicular Cycling: If It Worked, It Wouldn’t Work

Part I – Promote Vehicular Cycling. Really? Part II – Who Wants Vehicular Cycling? National Bike Challenge Update: Fledgling team streets.mn is in 59th place in MN, MNDOT is 61st and BikeMN is in 32nd. Team streets.mn is open to all. More info here. Terminology: Given some comments two weeks ago, I thought a quick […]

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The Great Stop Sign Experiment

An important experiment is going on in my neighborhood. The city of Minneapolis is performing a 30-day trial to test the intersection of 42nd Street and 28th Avenue. They have shut off the traffic signal, put hoods over the lights and installed a temporary four-way stop. The reaction has been mixed, with most criticism from people who observe […]

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Who Wants Vehicular Cycling?

Part I – Promote Vehicular Cycling. Really? Part III – Vehicular Cycling: If It Worked, It Wouldn’t Work There are a few reasons that vehicular cyclists give for their opposition to segregated bicycle facilities; they can’t ride fast on them, they have to stop too often, there are too many bumps and too much road […]

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Signal Priorities Should Signal Priorities

Signal timing makes a huge difference. As the Green Line planners are just discovering in Saint Paul, how we prioritize different modes at intersections can make the trip between downtowns last over an hour, or we can cut that time in half by prioritizing trains at busy corners. It’s a matter of priorities. Similar problems arise with pedestrian […]

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