We're bringing the Minneapolis and Saint Paul branches of the ZAP program together under one roof to help get more people biking more often.
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.
In the midst of a serious snowstorm, the 2016 Winter Cycling Congress was held in the Twin Cities—and the US—for the first time ever. One big theme stood out for TLC staff. But if bicycling is more than riding a bike, what is it?
Jimmy was motivated to reduce his transportation expenses and expand his options for getting around town. With help from TLC's Transportation Options program, the opportunity to own a bike put him on the path to year-round cycling.
The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris culminated in a historic, global agreement to reduce climate change. Contributing nearly a third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the US, transportation can either help us reach that goal or continue to exacerbate the problem.