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366thingsilove: “JUNE 2, 2016 - 154/366 THIS SILHOUETTED PEDESTRIAN ON LYNDALE AVENUE This is one of the many bridges over the Midtown Greenway, a former railway that has been converted into a cycling/pedestrian path through south Minneapolis. Until...

from the Guardian

The most cycle-friendly cities in the world – your pictures and stories

Minneapolis Easily the most cycle friendly city I've been to outside of Europe. Cycle lanes all over the city, often separate from the roads, and people are cycling everywhere you look (in summer!) A former railroad cuts through midtown and is perfectly designed to get cyclists and pedestrians across town quickly. There is also a hugely popular car free bridge across the Mississippi River.

In 2015 Montreal was ranked 20th in the world for bike friendly city by the respected Copenhagenize Index. The only North American city that did better was Minneapolis at no. 18. Although it has slipped a bit in the rankings, Montreal remains a stellar city to cycle in. What has Montreal got that almost no other city in North America has got? Well, for a start, separated bike lanes so Montreal cycling is safer because the traffic lights are set up to cater to motorists, cyclists, and…

from About.com Travel

The Midtown Greenway: A Bike and Pedestrian Trail in Minneapolis

The Midtown Greenway connects the Mississippi River in the east, follows Lake Street through Midtown and Uptown Minneapolis, runs between Lake Calhoun and Lake of the Isles, ending just past the intersection with the Kenilworth Trail, at Chowen Avenue. A huge favorite!

The Mississippi River Trail is 3000 miles of bike trail following the Mississippi River from origin to end. From the north, bicyclists enter Mississippi from West Helena, AR and exit at Natchez, MS through some of the most scenic trails and towns in the state.