A new survey of major U.S. cities says Minneapolis is second in the nation for riding bikes to work. According to data from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, more people are getting to and from work by bike. In fact, 4.5 percent of Minneapolis residents biked to work last year, which is up from 3.4 percent in 2011.
After some Minneapolis bicycle police officers stopped to help a woman fix her car, the cops noticed her children didn’t have many toys, including bikes. After using some private funds put aside for bike safety, the officers brought five new bikes the children on Tuesday.
The Twin Cities is known as a bike friendly area, and now a new service is making it even easier for cyclists on the trails. Roadside service through Triple A will soon be available for bicyclists. Today, there was a kickoff event at the AAA office in St. Louis Park. Visitors got the chance to learn bike safety tips, but more importantly they learned how this new service works.
The Twin Cities metro area is consistently ranked among the most bike-friendly communities in the country, but people in some neighborhoods still struggle to find affordable rides.
The Minneapolis Police Bike Patrol began patrolling the Midtown Greenway again for the warm weather months on Thursday.
One local Eagle Scout’s service project is really taking flight and making a difference in his community.
Minneapolis police say they’ve identified two juveniles believed responsible for hurling a Molotov cocktail last week at a cyclist riding on the city’s Midtown Greenway.
A Minneapolis bike shop is getting some help from its “friends” after a teenager rode off with a bike he didn’t purchase.
Biking in the winter has been no big deal for Peter Hodne, but on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, his luck changed.
Just last week, an 8-month-old Minneapolis boy kidnapped from his home was found safe after an Amber Alert. You may have seen the alert posted on highway signs, or even been notified on your cell phone.
Thousands of kids in the metro received an early holiday gift – a new bike!
On Saturday, about 5,000 children in the Twin Cities will get free bikes thanks to the work of volunteers.
The city of Minneapolis is considering dropping the speed limit on residential roads, and narrowing other roads to make the city more friendly for walking and biking.
Dozens of people will be wheeling around town this summer with smiles on their faces, knowing they helped kids just by buying their bikes.
State transportation and safety officials say four bicyclists were killed in Minnesota last year, the lowest number of fatalities since 2007.
A deposit will no longer be required to use the Nice Ride bikes after two years have passed without a single bike being nabbed.
Electric bike have been around for a while, but with gas prices going up, so are sales worldwide – and two local businesses are on the ground floor of this emerging trend.
Those neon-green Nice Ride Minnesota bicycles are about to hit the streets again in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The program expects to distribute bikes and run some tests next Monday. The system will open for its third season soon after that.
A group of passionate cyclists got together for a new adventure: Raise 5,000 bikes for kids who need them. And this is the last weekend to get everything done.
Have you noticed the cool, lime green bikes all over downtown Minneapolis? It’s all part of a new non-profit program called Nice Ride Minnesota.
The mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul plan a bike ride to celebrate the expansion of a bicycle-sharing program in their cities.
Gas prices are once again on the move. Across the metro, gas is inching closer to that $4 mark.
The average price for a gallon of gas on Tuesday in the Twin Cities is $3.87, that’s more than $0.30 higher than a month ago. The rising price of gas has some commuters looking for alternative ways to get to work.