News & Features

06/25
2014

NTPP Report to Congress: Shift to bicycling and walking comes with infrastructure

Program championed by Minnesota Congressman Oberstar shows impact of targeted investment

“The non-motorized pilot program was designed to create mode shift and to develop the statistical information necessary to properly evaluate the impact of investments in non-motorized travel.” Congressman James Oberstar, 2005

Bike Walk Twin Cities: Comprehensive, Strategic Investments for Active Transportation (pdf, 3.2 MB)

Fri, 02/22/2013

Bike Walk Twin Cities, a program of Transit for Livable Communities, has focused not only on expanding bike/ped infrastructure, but also on building the institutional appetite for multimodal transportation and reaching the general public with innovative programs to encourage bicycling and walking as safe, healthy, and affordable ways to get around.

12/18
2013

Lessons Learned with Bike Walk Twin Cities

Steve Clark shares his personal takeaways after nearly eight years with the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program.

09/27
2013

Progress in Planning

In the years since the BWTC program began, MN communities have embraced active transportation plans like never before. Why bike/ped planning is essential & the planning efforts currently underway.

09/27
2013

Have you explored the expanding bike network?

As the BWTC pilot comes to the end of its last year, the new network has taken shape--get out and explore it!

09/05
2013

Overcoming Barriers to Bicycling and Walking with Frogtown Neighborhoods Program

St. Paul Smart Trips guest blog on drastically changing the model for neighborhood outreach in Frogtown.

08/07
2013

Bicycling & Equity: The New Majority

Guest blog by Anthony Taylor, League of American Bicyclists Equity Advisory Council and Major Taylor Bicycling Club of MN

08/05
2013

Linking Heath & Active Transportation

Q & A with Commissioner Gretchen Musicant, Minneapolis Health Department

06/10
2013

Making Transportation Options Real for Neighborhood House

Informed by our experiences with the BWTC pilot, TLC recently trained Neighborhood House staff to better address the transportation challenges of the families they serve in Saint Paul.

05/03
2013

Safety Summit Postscripts

Joan Pasiuk recaps the 2013 Midwest Regional Bike Safety Summit: what was most exciting, and also what was missing, at the Minneapolis event.

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