Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter hosted a bike ride that highlighted some of the City’s great new infrastructure on the afternoon of December 31st. The ride was organized by Anthony […]
Roll with Ted on his way to the BikeMN office on one of the most beautiful commutes imaginable! We’ll also share some tips to brave the elements and thrive in […]
BikeMN is thrilled to an announce an unprecedented number of new hires. Take a look and see if you or someone you know would be a good fit! As a […]
Still need a gift for the brewery, restaurant lover, or grill master in your life? The Community Alliance App is a brewery and restaurant passport that provides you with discounts […]
We are happy to announce the return of Bikeable Community Workshops, now conducted via a hybrid model! Is your community eager to capture the momentum of the recent bike boom? […]
Featuring more perspectives from local advocates and community members! [MINNEAPOLIS, MN] – Stillwater is Minnesota’s most recent city to be recognized as a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) by the League […]
Stillwater is Minnesota’s most recent city to be recognized as a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB), scoring a bronze award. Jackson, Minnesota, moved up in the BFC ranks from bronze to silver, making strides in their bicycle friendliness since they received their bronze award just a few years ago in 2018.
BikeMN Staff created a guide for anyone looking for the perfect gift for someone who bikes!
Explore Tim’s route as he develops a ride template guide for Colleges and Universities in Minnesota!
This TUESDAY (tomorrow) and WEDNESDAY, November 16 and 17, MnDOT is holding a series of webinars to get public feedback on its “Rethinking I-94” proposals. MnDOT is planning to reconstruct […]
By now I’m sure you’ve all heard that Congress passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) on November 5th. Thanks to the League of American Bicyclists (LAB), the Safe Routes Partnership, and others it includes unprecedented levels of funding for active transportation and the safety of vulnerable road users, and it represents an important step towards building more livable communities. But, most of the media coverage and news releases have focused on what the IIJA does for roads and bridges, high speed internet, clean drinking water, airports, EV charging, and does and does not do for public transportation and climate change, not biking and walking. So what exactly did happen related to biking and walking?
If you’re able to venture to Saint Paul before the snow flies here is a potential route worth checking out. Saint Paul Parks has built a spiffy new picnic shelter in Lilydale Park. The Saint Paul Classic has gone through Lilydale before and it’s quite a treat for anyone who has never visited.
Welcome Tim Brackett, BikeMN’s newest GreenCorps Member serving for the 2021-22 term.
[SAINT PAUL, MN] – 13 new Minnesota companies have been recognized as Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFBs) by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB). Minnesota, the third most bicycle-friendly state in […]
Bike to the Future: Retro Events, Art, and Bikes in Holdingford BikeMN held the August Bike Walk Leadership Network Webinar yesterday. The network connects local leaders to share stories and […]
Minnesota became one of 36 states to sign model electric bicycle legislation into law, so what does it mean? E-bikes have only become more popular, increasing in sales nationwide by […]
After nearly six months, BikeMN has completed our latest, and most forward-thinking strategic plan. This plan will guide us through 2026. It builds on more than a decade of successful […]
By: Pam Vruwink Willmar Bikes is a bicycle and pedestrian advocacy group dedicated to making biking and walking fun, safe, and easy for everyone. We are excited to become a […]
by: Dave Jensen For eight years now, residents of west-central MN have been converging upon a small lake located in the heart of Fergus Falls. Known to the locals as Lake […]
This past Saturday, Dorian, and Maya with BikeMN, and Tammy, a League Cycling Instructor, bike rider, and invaluable volunteer with BikeMN headed to Brooklyn Center for the Hmong Community Day […]
Public art is becoming a more popular and effective way of forming communities and giving spaces meaningful identity. Like all art, public art inspires observers to think about their world […]
Fresh from LA Fergus Falls is Going in Circles to Promote Bicycling (Around Lake Alice) BikeMN held the July Bike Walk Leadership Network Webinar. The network connects local leaders to […]
It’s been nearly a decade, but bikemn.org finally has a super new home! Over the last several months, staff and our web team at Windmill Strategy have been working hard […]
[MINNEAPOLIS, MN] — Today, the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) recognized Next Day Animations with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) award along with River Rider Cycle (Wabasha) and the Willmar […]
Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized Sanford Health and the Eagles Club of TRF with a bronze award level Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) award, earning them a place alongside […]
This year marks the start of a new five year Strategic Plan for BikeMN! We’re excited with where we are headed. Our Strategic Plan Working Group, composed of staff, board, […]
[MINNEAPOLIS, MN] – More people than ever before are riding bicycles in Minnesota. That’s why the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (BikeMN) is rolling out the 2021 edition of the Minnesota […]
[MINNEAPOLIS, MN] –St. Louis Park moves up in the ranks from bronze, the entry-level ranking, to silver with their Bicycle Friendly (BFC) award, and Grand Marais and New Ulm successfully […]
By: Dorian Grilley, Executive Director of BikeMN Things started moving at the Minnesota Capitol with the House Transportation Committee hearing the e-bike rules and regulations update bill, which was introduced by […]
After eight years, Walk! Bike! Fun! has a home of its own! Check out the brand new walkbikefun.org site. It’s the vision that funders MN Safe Routes to School and […]
As tensions continue rising about how to address police use of force and budget issues, the pace at the Capitol is continuing to gain momentum. The Transportation committee chairs in […]
By: Dorian Grilley, Executive Director of BikeMN The Minnesota Legislature is heading toward a special session with no agreement on a state budget and mandatory adjournment scheduled for Monday. That […]
The Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota and Our Streets Minneapolis have teamed up to host a panel for the 20th annual Bicycle Film Festival. The festival, which runs from February 26th through […]
This year has been a challenge for everyone, and we recognize that it has impacted some more severely than others. Our small but mighty BikeMN staff has made considerable effort […]
In March of this year, life seemingly shut down in an instant in response to COVID-19. As Spring wore on, Minnesota slowly reopened. Businesses deemed “essential” to everyday life continued […]
In recognition of Indigenous People’s Day and Native American Heritage Month, the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (BikeMN) is formally launching its Indigenous Land Acknowledgement. “We have a role to play […]
Covid-19 Road Closures and spotlight the community of Duluth Last week BikeMN held our July Bike Walk Leadership Webinar. The network connects local leaders to share stories and ideas about […]
To achieve our vision of bicycling for all, we need to ensure Black Americans have the right to safety in public space and life free from injustice. We are striving […]
Over the past few weeks, people across the country and the globe have taken to the streets in protest of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis […]
[MINNEAPOLIS, MN] – Today, Detroit Lakes was awarded for their efforts to build better places for people to bike with a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) Award from the League […]
[MINNEAPOLIS, MN] – On Monday, May 25th, George Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis. The Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota issued the following statement in response: “Our hearts are heavy […]
[MINNEAPOLIS, MN] — Today, the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (BikeMN), along with Minnesota Safe Routes to School and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) released distance learning guides in English, […]
[MINNEAPOLIS, MN] — Today, Cycles for Change (C4C) announced the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (BikeMN) was chosen as the partner organization for 2020 Learn to Ride (LTR) programming. The adult […]
[MINNEAPOLIS, MN] — Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tim Walz today announced an emergency executive order directing Minnesotans to stay at home starting this Friday, March 27th. We urge everyone […]
By: Dorian Grilley, Executive Director of BikeMN Thanks to the many of you that attended the Minnesota Bike Walk Summit on March 5th. More than 100 of you joined us […]