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  • ACTION ALERT: Ask MnDOT to include the Twin Cities Boulevard in the upcoming project options!
    UPDATE: MnDOT is now designing the project options for Rethinking I-94 and will reveal unveil them in 2023. These options, called “project alternatives”, are the proposed designs that will continue to be studied for the corridor. Ultimately, one will be selected as the “preferred alternative.” MnDOT is expected to unveil the initial project alternatives in […]
  • Reconnecting Communities Grant Update
    Update on grant application plans for the City of Minneapolis, City of Saint Paul and MnDOT From the moment the US Department of Transportation opened the application period for the Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program (RCP) on June 30, residents have called on MnDOT and Minneapolis & Saint Paul City leaders to take advantage of this […]
  • Action Alert: MnDOT’s Rethinking I-94 transit options prioritize rebuilding the highway
    Take action by sending an email & attending an upcoming feedback session. Next week, MnDOT will host a virtual meeting and in-person open house to share updates on the Rethinking I-94 transit study, including the recommended transit options for the project. These are the options that will continue to be studied and will be used to […]
  • September 26 Rethinking I-94 PAC Meeting Recap
    The Rethinking I-94 Policy Advisory Committee (PAC) met on Monday, September 26 to share updated project documents and discuss the upcoming project alternatives. Here is a meeting recap, including key takeaways from what was presented, and next steps for the Rethinking I-94 project and Twin Cities Boulevard movement. 11/28 UPDATE: MnDOT has uploaded the September […]
  • The City of Saint Paul is still determining its plans for a Reconnecting Communities Grant
    The City of Saint Paul is still determining its plans for a Reconnecting Communities Grant Last week, we met with representatives from the City of Saint Paul to discuss the upcoming application deadline for the Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program and to reiterate our ask that the City apply for a planning grant to study the […]
  • Speak in support of the Twin Cities Boulevard at the Rethinking I-94 Policy Advisory Committee meeting!
    The Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold the next Policy Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting for the Rethinking I-94 project on Monday, September 26 from 1:30 – 3:00 PM. 9/30 UPDATE: Missed the meeting? Here is a full recap. The Policy Advisory Committee is composed of project staff as well as elected officials from along the […]
  • UPDATE & ACTION ALERT: Mayor Frey & Minneapolis Public Works do not intend to apply for a Reconnecting Communities grant this year.
    We have learned that the City of Minneapolis does not intend to apply for a Reconnecting Communities grant to study the Twin Cities Boulevard.  This decision was made by Mayor Frey and Public Works leadership, specifically Public Works Director Margaret Anderson Kelliher and Transportation Planning and Program Director Jeni Hager. A Reconnecting Communities planning grant […]
  • Thanks for a Successful Bike Ride with BF50 Indigenous Health!
    Thank you to everyone who joined our group bike ride in Prospect Park with BF50 Indigenous Health! It was wonderful to gather and talk about the Twin Cities Boulevard campaign and the future of I-94. A special thanks to Minneapolis Ward 2 Council Member Robin Wonsley who attended the event and spoke about why she […]
  • ACTION ALERT: Joint workgroup formed for Reconnecting Communities grant application. Tell decision makers to study the Twin Cities Boulevard!
    We recently learned that a joint internal workgroup has been created to evaluate the USDOT Reconnecting Communities grant program and coordinate a joint application. The internal workgroup includes staff from the City of Minneapolis, City of Saint Paul, Hennepin County, Ramsey County and the Metropolitan Council. This is big news and is directly a result […]