Archive for category: Bike & Walk
Design standards play a big role in determining what our streets look like, and that in turn influences transportation choices and safety. Following a successful push from TLC and allies, new recommended changes should mean more streets designed to work for everyone, not just for cars.
MnDOT is finalizing three big plans that will influence transportation projects and spending in Minnesota for the next twenty years. Is it business as usual or will we see a greater focus on transit, bicycling, and walking statewide?
New accessibility measures consider the ways expanded transportation options (transit, bicycling, walking, carpooling) and land use decisions (greater density, mix of uses) can achieve the same outcome—getting to destinations—via shorter trips and via modes that use less road capacity.