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    Tell MnDOT to fix the Rethinking I-94 Process

    A new report highlights the enormous community benefits of highway removal and points out major flaws with MnDOT’s evaluation process. Send an email today to ask key project decision-makers to fix the Rethinking I-94 process before it is too late.
    March 21, 2024
Image of I-94 bridge over the Mississippi River to Minneapolis.
News

MnDOT Commits to No Demands, Declines Public Forum Invitation

Last month, many Policy Advisory Committee (PAC) members for the Rethinking I-94 project signed a letter outlining demands in response to the highly publicized Reimagining I-94 report.

Despite the concerns raised, MnDOT responded yesterday in an incredibly disappointing letter saying they are not committing to any of the demands.

Jellybean Johnson playing an electric guitar at Imagine 6th Avenue North in 2022. Jellybean is a man with brown skin, wearing a purple short-sleeve button up shirt over an orange long sleeve undershirt. He is wearing a black fedora. Behind him, his bandmate, who has white skin, is also wearing a fedora and a printed pink button up short sleeve shirt. He is playing a white electric guitar.
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Kicking Off Our Summer Giving Campaign

We invite you to join us in generosity and community support as we kick off our summer giving campaign. We have many exciting events and progress toward more equitable transportation in the Twin Cities, but we need your help!

group of supporters with signs for Twin Cities Boulevard in front of the Minnesota State Capitol
News

In Review: Legislative Session 2024

The 2024 Minnesota State Legislative Session ended. We made progress in all of our legislative priorities this year and will continue to advocate for legislation that did not move forward in 2025.

blurry image of cars on i-94 bridge, with brake lights and headlights
Education

Traffic: “You get what you build for”

Data has shown that expanding highways causes more people to drive, thus worsening traffic congestion. This is called induced demand, and it is why the country’s biggest highways are also the ones jammed with traffic.

HIghway cap illustration
Education

Highway Caps Vs. Removal

While caps can be an attractive alternative to standard bridges over a depressed highway, they only address the micro problems that the highway causes, not the macro issues.

Image of bikes outside of Dogwood Coffee on Lake Street.
Education

Bikes are Good for Business

It’s understandable for local business owners to fear losing a parking space means losing revenue, but there is no data to support this fear. Many studies show unchanged or improved local economic impacts when active transportation options are included in street redesign.