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Twin Cities bicycling increases 52 percent over last five years; means less-congested, safer streets

Twin Cities bicycling increases 52 percent over last five years; means less-congested, safer streets

 

Bicycling in the Twin Cities has increased by 52 percent over the past five years, and walking by 18 percent, according to new data released recently by Bike Walk Twin Cities, the federal nonmotorized transportation pilot program administered by Transit for Livable Communities.

Twin Cities bicycling, in particular, experienced a sharp year-over-year increase – up 22 percent from 2010 to 2011. Bike Walk Twin Cities officials attribute this increase to several factors, including new Twin Cities bikeways, fluctuating gas prices, and heightened community awareness of the health and social benefits of bicycling.

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Art Cunningham: 20 years of celebrating community

Art Cunningham: 20 years of celebrating community

 

When a guest walks into the Brooklyn Park studios where the Art Cunningham Show is filmed, the first thing they might see is Art Cunningham himself, beaming a welcoming smiling and asking the guest t...

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North Minneapolis neighborhood beat...

Interested in Joining or Leading a Block Club in Hawthorne?
Crime statistics go down drastically in the community when Hawthorne has active, responsible residents looking out for one another. There is ...

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Artspeak: Paris Noir (Black Paris)

Artspeak: Paris Noir (Black Paris)

 

Black Paris exists.  Those who inhabit it are expatriates like the deceased American writers James Baldwin and Richard Wright who felt that living in France gave them a freedom they could n...
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Hats Off for Cancer at Sunday’s Best Boutique

Hats Off for Cancer at Sunday’s Best Boutique

 

Sunday’s Best Boutique, formerly known as Just Churchin’it Fashions, announces a partnership with Hats Off For Cancer–a non-profit organizations that collects hats for courageous children who lose th...

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