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A Lake Minnetonka Nice Ride Idea

Note: This post is part of the streets.mn/Nice Ride crowdsource conversation, a series of crowdsourced looks at how to expand or improve Nice Ride planning.Check out the rest here. Back in earliest September, NiceRideMN and Streets MN put forth a call to interested parties to provide “analysis and recommendations for the evolution of the Twin Cities […]

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Nice Ride Riders Like Nice Weather

Note: This post is part of the streets.mn/Nice Ride crowdsource conversation, a series of crowdsourced looks at how to expand or improve Nice Ride planning. Check out the rest here.   Bike ride systems around the world experience seasonable variability [1].  For 2014, the Twin Cities Nice Ride system saw an average daily ridership of 611 rides […]

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Map Monday: Minneapolis Bicycling / Nice Ride Ridership Mashup

Here’s an idea I had as part of the conversation during the Nice Ride crowdsource kickoff meeting. What would an existing bicycle ridership map look like superimposed over a Nice Ride station map? Here are the two maps I was using. The first is from a Federal study showing a ridership model (based on bike counts from […]

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Sunday Summary – September 27, 2015

Here’s the week on streets.mn.  It feels like it’s been a pretty light week for new posts – but the usual mix of current issues, ongoing analysis and some fun – and discussion has been continuing in the comments sections on last week’s post Why Aren’t We Building Affordable Housing Anymore?  You can also get geekier […]

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Seven Things You Need To Know About Nice Ride

“Bike share is pretty new, and there are a whole lot of things about Nice Ride that aren’t really solved yet.” – Bill Dossett   You might have noticed that streets.mn and Nice Ride Minnesota are trying something new: getting ideas from you, the interested public, about how best to plan our metro’s innovative bike sharing system. We […]

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Chart of the Day: Nice Ride MN Total Trips by Year

Note: I’ll be putting up charts and graphs about Nice Ride all week long, as part of our ongoing Crowdsource Bike Share Planning efforts. If you’d like to participate in this project, and earn a free Nice Ride membership and some Nice Ride MN swag. If interested, please email me at blindeke@gmail.com and/or read this post. Here’s […]

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Map Monday: Real Time Nice Ride MN Station Usage

OK, there’s an amazing bike share data website made by a British geographer and data visualization expert named Oliver O’Brien, that has real time information showing bike share dock availability for dozens of bike share programs all over the world. Here’s the snap shot of Nice Ride MN dock usage as of a few minutes ago: […]

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Sunday Summary – September 13, 2015

streets.mn and Nice Ride MN Launch Crowdsourcing Bikeshare Project remains at the top of the site for a second week. If you missed it last week, click over to read about our joint project with Nice Ride Minnesota to crowdsource analysis and recommendations for the evolution of the Twin Cities bikeshare system. Nice Ride is looking for ideas, advice […]

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Sunday Summary – September 6, 2015

Celebrating the end of summer (and the end of the State Fair) with Labor Day tomorrow, here’s the (rather light) week on streets.mn starting with an important Collaboration Streets.mn and Nice Ride MN Launch Crowdsourcing Bikeshare Project announces our new joint project with Nice Ride Minnesota to crowdsource analysis and recommendations for the evolution of the Twin Cities […]

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streets.mn and Nice Ride MN Launch Crowdsourcing Bikeshare Project

Kickoff Happy Hour and Project Presentation on Wednesday September 16, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the McKnight Foundation (near Mill City Museum and the Guthrie Theater). [See Facebook invite here.] Streets.mn and Nice Ride Minnesota are excited to announce a new joint project to crowdsource analysis and recommendations for the evolution of the […]

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