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Student to bike across U.S. building affordable homes

In January 2015, close to 570,000 people were homeless on a given night, according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness. To help create affordable housing for those in need, senior Nathan Are has decided to spend the upcoming summer with twenty-nine other young adults on a cross country service-oriented cycling trip through Bike &…

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Love thy neighborhood: Imagining A Land of Lanes

Recently, the huge advancements in biking infrastructure that have been made in the past five years have slowed. While Minneapolis-St. Paul has made a historic investment in off-road bike trails such as the Midtown Greenway and the Cedar Lake Trail, physically-protected and buffered on-street bike lanes remain rare. In 2012, Portland was named the number…

Psyched About Cycling: The roads most traveled by, Bikeways in the Twin Cities
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Psyched About Cycling: The roads most traveled by, Bikeways in the Twin Cities

An experience that got me excited about biking in the Twin Cities right away when I came to Mac was a trip to Lake Calhoun. Though the distance seemed a bit formidable, especially to an uninitiated first year, I was amazed at how easy this ride was—if you take a look at the map above, you’ll see that I was able to pedal down Summit to the River Parkways, hop on the Greenway and make a beeline to my destination.