Measuring Driver's Crosswalk Behavior In Aim To Change ItAccording to St. Paul police, over the past five years, 835 pedestrians were struck by vehicles.
What's The Law For Pedestrians, Drivers Crossing The Street?Starting Monday, St. Paul police are conducting a two-week crackdown on drivers who don't stop when they should.
Metro Transit Reviewing Light Rail Safety ProceduresMetro Transit is reviewing its light rail safety procedures and equipment, and looking at ways to fully inform the public about the dangers of crossing tracks while the trains are running.
Metro Transit: 2 Pedestrians Struck By LRT In Separate IncidentsTwo pedestrians have been struck by light rail trains in separate incidents Monday morning, according to Metro Transit.
MnDOT: Fall Is The Deadliest Time Of Year For PedestriansAs days get shorter and nights longer, motorists and pedestrians need to start looking out for one another.
Community Leaders Aim To Improve 'Walkability' Of MinnesotaThe Surgeon General is asking Americans to improve their health by walking more, and community leaders in Minnesota are already taking action.
4 Hurt After Car Jumps Curb Outside Dunn BrothersFour people are hurt Thursday night after a car went up onto the sidewalk at a busy intersection in St. Paul.
Police Make Arrest In Hit-And-Run That Injured 2St. Paul Police have arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run crash that left two people critically injured. Early Sunday morning, 22-year-old Nicholas Bergeland and 22-year-old Rebekka Peterson, both of St. Paul, were struck on the 1900 block of Grand Avenue.
St. Paul Police ID Victims Injured In Hit-And-RunThe St. Paul Police Department has identified the two victims critically injured in a hit-and-run over the weekend.
Bicyclists Push For 'Cycle Track' On Busy Mpls. Avenue A group of bicyclists want a protected bike lane on a busy road in Minneapolis. Minnehaha Avenue is set for reconstruction in 2015. Many in the local biking community would like to see a lane that physically separates them from both pedestrians and car traffic – a lane called a “cycle track.” For people who bike along Minnehaha, getting from point A to point B is a challenge. Nicole Nafziger knows firsthand how being so close to traffic can make for a scary experience when riding in the bike lane.
Walk Much? Hennepin Co. Wants Your OpinionThe many trails and paths in the Twin Cities is a major perk for pedestrian and Minneapolis resident Garrett Peterson. “To me, that’s one of the huge benefits of living in this city, and in this neighborhood, is there’s so many things that you can walk to in this area,” Peterson said. But sometimes, when you get outside the parks, that can be a bit tricky – like on the Franklin Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis.
Meeting Seeks Ideas For Revamping Washington AvenueOn Tuesday, Twin Cities residents will have the chance to weigh in on the redesign of Washington Avenue in downtown Minneapolis. The city plans to revamp that major artery, which has stayed virtually unchanged for about 50 years.
2 High School Students Injured By Bus In Plymouth Two high school track team members were struck and injured by a school bus outside an elementary school in Plymouth.
Firm Investigating Sabo Bridge Failure Releases Full ReportAn engineering firm investigating what caused a structural failure to the pedestrian bridge over Hiawatha Avenue has released its full report of findings. The 140-page report goes over, in great detail, the findings of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Early Report On Pedestrian Bridge Failure ReleasedThe City of Minneapolis has released a report of preliminary findings in the structural failure of the pedestrian bridge over Hiawatha Avenue.