Streets.mn contributors testified during a divided public meeting, lauding the climate-conscious, family-friendly plan for a separated bicycle path on Summit Avenue.
The saga of the Summit Avenue Regional Trail Plan just keeps going, like cyclists with the wind at their back.
The Summit Avenue Regional Trail Plan’s street design is an elegant solution that could be replicated on other streets.
The February 27 public forum on the Summit Avenue Regional Trail Plan provided welcome clarity on the contentious subject of tree removal and bike trails.
The Cleveland Avenue North project, where bicycle lanes required a large loss of trees, has the “Save Summit” group catastrophizing that the same thing will happen on Summit Avenue.
Historically, Summit Avenue was more about socializing than speed, a place to “be seen,” to hang out and to converse. Wouldn’t an upgraded off-road bike trail serve that sense of place?
The Summit Avenue redesign is almost complete. With approval still a ways off and critical decisions on the horizon, Max Singer looks into how the arguing over the plan has panned out.
The advent of automobiles and accompanying pedestrian casualties shook up Minneapolis. Over the first half of the 20th century, the city saw a series of public awareness campaigns led by municipal government and local newspapers, with slogans that evolved from “Safety Over Sorrow” and “One Killed Here” to “Traffic Victims” and “Safest Big City … […]