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More Mayoral Results: Minneapolis, Houston, Boston

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This week’s mayoral elections yielded good news for transit and safe streets in both Houston and Minneapolis. In Boston, meanwhile, the results are less straightforward. Transportation reformers in Minneapolis are generally pleased about the election of City Council member Betsy Hodges (runoff votes are still being counted, but the second-place contender has conceded). Hodges is […]
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Portland Back on Top in Bicycling Magazine’s City Rankings

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Minneapolis versus Portland: This is shaping up to be quite a rivalry. Today, Pacific coast sustainability standard bearer Portland topped Midwestern standout Minneapolis in Bicycling Magazine’s bike-friendly city rankings, bi-annual source of bragging rights or shame, depending on your locale. The top-two results were a reversal of the 2010 rankings. Bicycling Magazine did not explain what […]
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Minneapolis’s Midtown Greenway: Good for Bikes, Good for Business

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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 […]