Walking, biking gaining traction in auto-centric Apple Valley (StarTribune)
Consultants have mapped out so-called “core routes,” Cornejo said, linking important destinations such as schools, parks and the library.
We’re saying you need to make them really attractive. Signage, bike racks, kiosks with local news, water fountains — make it special. Coordinate it all with bus shelters. It’s not just a matter of needing two more blocks of pavement. What started as a technical study has turned into an exploration of city identity, and a sense of community: Giving people places to meet the neighbors.”
Fun Facts about PedalPub (CityPages)
In May 2008, an amendment to a Minnesota state law took effect regarding the legal consumption of alcohol under certain conditions. One of those changes made it permissible to drink on a “vehicle that is operated for commercial purposes in a manner similar to a bicycle…with five or more passengers who provide pedal power.”