An excerpt from America’s Walking Renaissance by Minneapolis-based writer Jay Walljasper offers an important reminder that pervasive racial and socio-economic inequity impacts even the most universal way of getting around.
Archive for year: 2016
The summit brought people together from across the country to explore the latest innovations, trends, and policy questions around bike sharing, car sharing, ride sharing, and other shared transportation options.
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.
Officials are expected to select a new route for the Gold Line bus rapid transit project before 2016 is over. Despite a small but vocal group of local opposition, this project has clear benefits for the east metro.
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?
TLC members, allies, and other local advocates made a successful push for another imperiled transit project as summer came to a close. With our help, and with the commitment of our state and metro leaders, Southwest light rail is officially moving forward!
This summer, TLC kicked off new work in the Riverview Corridor. How have we been engaging local residents about the potential to improve transit options and what are we hearing from the community so far?