Man killed in bike-truck crash in downtown Mpls (StarTribune)
A bicyclist was killed in a bike-truck collision Monday afternoon at the intersection of 1st Avenue North and 5th Street in downtown Minneapolis.
Bicyclist Killed in Downtown Minneapolis Was Riding Stolen Bike (MyFox Twin Cities)
A bicyclist struck and killed in downtown Minneapolis on Monday was riding a stolen bike.
Was Minneapolis bike death an accident waiting to happen? (Finance & Commerce)
Although the new traffic rules have been in place for a year, the new configuration changed traffic patterns that had been in place for nearly 30 years. The bike lanes along First Avenue North are between the curb and a lane designated for parking cars – a feature unique to that street and not used anywhere else in Minneapolis.
Gauging Nice Ride’s success (SW Journal)
Are we in the black? The answer is yes. And there are a couple of reasons for that. In our businesses plan, it was really weighted to these annual subscriptions. But where we’ve done better is in the 24-hour subscriptions. So we’ve had over 20,000 people go up and put their credit card in and pay $5 for a 24-hour subscription. And that alone counts for 50 percent of our operation revenue.