Posts Tagged ‘Biking’

Open Streets opens Lyndale Ave 6/23

Open Streets opens Lyndale Ave 6/23

It’s back. Open Streets will open Lyndale Avenue to all except motorized traffic on Sunday, June 19th, 2013.

Park Board releases concepts from Lakes visioning

Park Board releases concepts from Lakes visioning

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.

Park Board seeking input on Uptown lakes

Park Board seeking input on Uptown lakes

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.

Potential “cycle track” coming to 36th Street?

Potential “cycle track” coming to 36th Street?

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 […]

Bike path/lane changes in Uptown

Bike path/lane changes in Uptown

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

Traffic calming – potential strategies

Traffic calming – potential strategies

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.

A cycle track for Lake Street?

A cycle track for Lake Street?

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 […]

Question of the Week: What bike shop?

Question of the Week: What bike shop?

With warm temperatures in Uptown, where will you take your bike to get fixed or search out some new wheels?

Bryant Avenue Bikeway update 9/30/11

Bryant Avenue Bikeway update 9/30/11

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.

Bryant Avenue bike boulevard opening soon

Bryant Avenue bike boulevard opening soon

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.