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Twin Cities Bus Plan Would Expand Service by 2030

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Metro Transit wants to expand Twin Cities-area bus services over the next 10 to 15 years with improvements that would cost $72.3 million a year.
    

Mpls. Helps Residents Navigate Snow Emergency Rules through New Brochure

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Like it or not, snow will be here before we know it, making street parking more confusing and more limited.

To help Minneapolis residents navigate the complexities of snow emergencies, the city is mailing 176,000 brochures to Minneapolis households. Each brochure has graphics and texts showing where to park during the three phases of a snow emergency.

Hwy. 100 Closure in St. Louis Park Canceled for Next Two Weekends

A closure on Highway 100 in the west metro, planned for this weekend and next weekend, has been canceled.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the closure between Interstate 394 in Golden Valley and Highway 62 in Edina has been canceled “due to some unexpected circumstances.”

Hennepin County Set to Expand Bike Lanes, Trails

There's great news for folks who ride their bikes for transportation in Hennepin County.

The county has announced that they plan to increase the number of miles they have for bike lanes and trails. 

Minnesota is already home to some of the best bicycling paths in the country.

Hennepin Co. Seeks Input on 2040 Bike Transportation Plan

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Hennepin County residents can voice their opinion on a new bike transportation plan.

The Hennepin County 2040 Bicycle Transportation Plan aims to accommodate the growing number of people using bikes. It would add more than 500 miles of bike lanes, trails and shoulders to the existing 651-mile system.

Buckle Up – Extra Seat Belt Enforcement Begins

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Drivers, remember to buckle up! Extra seat belt enforcement begins this weekend as part of the Click It or Ticket campaign.

Nearly 400 law enforcement agencies around the state will be focusing on seat belt violations during the initiative, which runs from Oct. 10-26. It’s coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety.

Twin Cities Hosts 'Rail-Volution' Transit Conference

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The Twin Cities’ transit system is taking center stage this week.

The 20th annual Rail-Volution national conference will give citizens a chance to speak with elected officials and discuss how transportation can “connect and enrich communities across the nation,” according to organizers.