A variety of writers have written thousands of words in support of St. Paul’s plan for protected bike lanes on Summit Avenue. Here, in 10 pictures, is a closing argument.
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?
Plan for summer’s Open Streets events while snow’s still on the ground, more public comment on Summit Avenue and a driving class from the Bicycle Alliance.
The draft for the much-discussed Summit Avenue reconstruction is now 90% complete – so here are ten reasons to love the new bike trail plan.
As the icy winter lingers, now is a fitting time to reflect on St. Paul’s bicycle infrastructure – in particular, the promising Summit Avenue Regional Trail Plan, now 90% complete.
Streets.mn’s carefully curated, highly partisan collection of both serious and fun-loving events, community meetings and opportunities for engagement that we think will interest our readers.
Two arborists presented standard construction protocols that the City of St. Paul’s Forestry Department will follow when assessing tree health and protection on Summit Avenue.
Although biking is the focus of this week’s “Walk the Talk” activities — and why not, with the warm summer weather — you can also learn more about monarchs and state highway funding (though not at the same event).