Posts Tagged ‘Biking’
Preliminary concepts developed by the MPRB project team and public input were released, showing a variety of ideas to improve the north side of Lake Calhoun and the south side of Lake of the Isles. They range from land bridges to board walks to a new channel and more.
The Park Board and the community will meet 10/9 and 10/13 to work on potential design improvements for the north side of Lake Calhoun and the south side of Lake of the Isles.
The City of Minneapolis Public Works Department is looking into the feasibility of adding a “cycle track” along 36th Street from at least Dupont Avenue to East Lake Calhoun Parkway. A cycle track is often considered a separated bike lane that is on or adjacent the roadway but generally is located between the sidewalk and [...]
New lighting, new signs, fewer stop signs, new asphalt, and new paint all a part of several efforts to improve the bike infrastructure in Uptown
There are a lot of traffic calming options out there aimed at improving pedestrian safety. We have a number of options already in use in Uptown, but there are some others that may make sense to try out at some point. Let’s explore and discuss.
While no proposal currently exists to bring a cycle track to Lake Street in Uptown, I think the community, City, and County should serious consider one. Lake Street, especially west of Hennepin to Lake Calhoun, has excessively wide lanes and has room to add one. What the heck is a cycle track? A cycle track [...]
With warm temperatures in Uptown, where will you take your bike to get fixed or search out some new wheels?
Today, the bike symbols went down and long green bands were painted along sections of Bryant Avenue between 50th Street and Lake Street, primarily between 36th Street and 46th Street. The bike symbols look a lot like those speed boosters from Sonic the Hedgehog.
The Bryant Avenue Bike Boulevard had its official ribbon cutting on Thursday, September 22nd. Its completion was nearly done but not all of the pavement markings and most of the route’s signs aren’t in place.
Many of the hot-button political issues recently popping up in this part of the city are the same ones that have kept concerned citizens awake at night since the beginning of time (or at least the temperance movement): bars, liquor stores, and sex shops; drunks, perverts, and the noisy twenty-somethings next door. But in any [...]