Twin Cities to invest fed bike/ped funds
In the Twin Cities, three bicycling and walking projects won approval for more than $1.1 million in federal funding through Transit for Liveable Communities, according to MinnPost.com.
The projects include $1 million for the Nice Ride Minnesota bicycle-sharing program to add up 50 new bike stations in the Twin Cities.
The city of Fridley will get $110,000 to improve walking and biking connections from the Northstar Rail Station to area sidewalks and bike lanes on Main Street.
Minneapolis is also slated to get $62,000 to pay for pedestrian safety improvements at four intersections in the Seward neighborhood, the website reported.
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