It’s up to us in the next few days and weeks to ensure that more than a tiny portion of the next infrastructure package goes to greenways, sidewalks, and bike lanes. If we don’t stand up to give people safe networks to live a low-carbon, high-quality life, then we can be assured that the highway lobby will be ready to spend our tax dollars.
A new effort is underway to build a massive national network of connected walking and cycle infrastructure— and the organization behind it says a $10 billion federal investment in the project would help the country rebound from the economic ravages of COVID-19 in a way that highway spending never could.
In the increasingly heated competition to see who deserves the title of America’s most bike-friendly city, Minneapolis has plenty going for it. Last year Bicycling magazine anointed the city tops in the nation, knocking Portland off its long-held perch. The Twin Cities are undergoing a steady transformation into a more bike-oriented region thanks to nearly […]