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Metropolitan Council

The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning agency serving the Twin Cities seven-county metropolitan area and providing essential services to the region.


Minnesota’s state department of transportation.

An introduction to Bike Walk Streets

This is a place where you can learn more about Bike Walk Streets, view videos and illustrations showing how they work, read studies that explain their benefits, and find information on how to bring one to your neighborhhod.

Walking in Minnesota (pdf, 83.12 KB)

A fact sheet from the Surface Transportation Policy Partnership (STPP) containing statistics on pedestrian travel in Minnesota.

Safety Effects of Marked Vs. Unmarked Crosswalks at Uncontrolled Locations

A summary of the results of a study that examined the safety of crosswalks at uncontrolled crossing locations and provides recommended guidelines for pedestrian crossings.

The National Center for Bicycling and Walking

The National Center for Bicycling & Walking (NCBW) is the major program of the Bicycle Federation of America, Inc. (BFA), a national, nonprofit [501(c)(3)] corporation established in 1977. Our mission is to create bicycle-friendly and walkable communities.

American Planning Association

The American Planning Association brings together thousands of people - practicing planners, citizens, elected officials - committed to making great communities happen.

Active Living Resource Center

The role of the Active Living Resource Center (ALRC) web site is to provide you the resources and tools to help you make walking and bicycling part of your community's healthy lifestyle. You're here because you want to tackle this problem.

High Performance Infrastructure Guidelines

Best Practices for Public Right-of-Way Design from the New York City Department of Design and Construction with the Design Trust for Public Space

Speed on Streets With Bicycle Lanes

Minnesota Statutory language governing the setting of speed limits on roadways with bicycle lanes.