St. Paul’s proposed sales tax increase would allow for a serious investment in city parks and streets. It’s been sold as a pothole fix, but here’s a cyclist’s case for the policy.
For train riders living close to NLX stations, walking or bicycling would be a green alternative to driving—and far more feasible than before.
An overview of some of the more interesting suburban infrastructure projects awarded grants by the Met Council in 2022, from a pool of an unusually large $355 million.
The Duluth Lakewalk has made walking and cycling more accessible along the city’s scenic lakeshore. Getting there, however, took decades.
Today we’re presenting an episode from the Active Towns podcast! They discuss the transformation of a 5,000-acre stripped-out area of iron ore mines into a gold mine of opportunity and a community-wide activity asset that supports both a culture of activity and economic vibrancy for the small towns in the area.
Progressive Rail’s High Line is a little-used yet important freight railway facing proposals for conversion to a trail. However, framing this push as a rail vs trail choice ignores the better solution: rail-with-trail.
The Blue Line Extension hit a major roadblock when BNSF Railway refused to allow part of the light rail route on their right-of-way. This means delays and a higher cost to the project, but it’s also been an opportunity to reroute the light rail through North Minneapolis. What hasn’t been talked about however, is the […]
This fall, Saint Paul completed five major new bikeways, the most in the city’s history. We’ll look at all five of them and discuss some of the political and design work that enabled each of them to happen. Como Avenue First up is a multi-use, off-street trail on Como Avenue between Raymond Avenue and Hamline […]
In a few weeks, the Robert Piram Regional Trail will officially open between Saint Paul and South Saint Paul. Here’s why it just might be the Twin Cities cycling community’s new favorite trail.
Perhaps the most debated piece of roadway in Minnesota history, St. Paul’s Ayd Mill Road needs to be accessible for more than just cars.