A co-chair of the Saint Paul Bicycle Coalition provides a comprehensive critique of the latest iteration of the city’s Bicycle Plan.
Cities are not all the same! And we need to bear that in mind when considering new housing policies, because results may vary.
Assigning the city to shovel sidewalks may work in a dense, anonymous metropolis. But here in community-minded St. Paul, we can do better.
Saint Paul Bicycle Coalition co-chair Andy Singer, longtime chronicler of all-things-cycle in St. Paul, reviews the city’s initial master plan for off-street paths on Summit Avenue — and he approves!
Build out protected one-way bikeways in St. Paul now, be open and honest that you aren’t going to fully maintain them in winter, YET, but plan for and invest in the capacity to do so soon.
Summit Avenue has the city’s oldest, most historic bike lanes and is the second most popular place to bike in St. Paul. So why push for a multi-million-dollar project to improve the lanes? Because the bikeway can be better — and safer — for all users.
I said, “We’re gonna make Saint Paul a world-class bicycling and walking city.” My slogan was “Get America Walking Again”!
The Chestnut Street Pedestrian Plaza Project to Get Underway in Stillwater As part of the ongoing effort to revitalize its waterfront and reclaim its downtown from the traffic in the wake of the St Croix Crossing opening, Stillwater is prepared to rebuild a two-block section of Chestnut Street leading up to the lift bridge. After […]
History of Rondo + Highway Built in 2018, Rondo Commemorative Plaza is a physical reminder of the destruction of the Rondo Neighborhood by the construction of Interstate 94 and the resilience of the community who lives there. Located in the historic Rondo Neighborhood on the corner of Fisk Street and Concordia Avenue (formerly known as […]
By Christine Justiniano Editor’s note: streets.mn is once again presenting essays on Twin Cities’ public space from students at Macalester College. Read through all the essays from this and previous years here. Background Newell Park is a space of around 10 acres located in the Hamline-Midway neighborhood of St. Paul, just off the busy Pierce-Butler […]