Want to know how to travel the skyways of Downtown Minneapolis? Places where you could easily walk to dinner? Points of interest? You've come to the right place with the Downtown Journal's community map.
Choosing transit as a family When I was young, my grandfather would take me and
my sister on bus rides to the end of the line just for fun! Now I am a parent
making transit work for my family and a transportation policy researcher by profession.
The first "Bikes May Use Full Lane" signs (in this region) have now been erected on Marshall Ave in St. Paul (between Cretin Ave. and the river). The sign reinforces existing traffic law that allows bicyclists to "take the lane" when it is necessary for their safety.... like going downhill fast! Don't be shy—position your bicycle in the center of the lane and hold your position.
Program championed by Minnesota Congressman Oberstar shows impact of
“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