Keeping up with Bike Projects: Southern Bike Connection

On Thursday, August 19th, Minneapolis Public Works will host a public meeting to present a draft proposal for the Southern Bike Connection. This project includes a bicycle boulevard and on-street bike lanes. The meeting will be held at 6:30 pm at the Stewart Park Rec Center (2700 12th Ave S).

The meeting will discuss:

-Changes to 17th Avenue S, between 24th Street and 38th Street
-Proposed bike lanes on 24th Street

Minneapolis Public Works has developed a layout with several options. All options will not be constructed. The public will be asked to rank preferences for traffic calming and improvements to busy crossings.
Review the options

An additional meeting will be held on Monday, August 30, 6:30 pm. Pearl Lake Rec Center, 414 E Diamond Lake Rd.

Project Limits

17th Avenue, between 24th Street and 47th Street;
47th Street, between 17th Avenue and Bloomington Avenue;
Bloomington Avenue, between 47th Street and 54th Street;
54th Street, between 12th Avenue and Lake Nokomis Parkway;
12th Avenue, between 54th Street and 60th Street;
60th Street, between 12th Avenue and Bloomington Avenue;
Bloomington Avenue, between 60th Street and 62nd Street (Minneapolis City limits).

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