Posts Categorized: transit

The Environmental Benefits of Cycling for Minnesota

Posted by & filed under biking, clean air, Loon Commons blog, transit, transportation, transportation choices, transportation options.

Bicycling more and driving less offers numerous advantages, both for the individual as well as the community. As a transportation alternative, bicycling benefits public health and safety, reduces transportation costs and fuel consumption, decreases traffic congestion, boosts the local consumer economy, and reduces environmental impacts, among other things. While we certainly believe the economic, individual… Read more »

New Poll Shows Strong Public Support for Transit, Walking and Biking Projects

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Transit for a Stronger Economy, a new broad-based, statewide coalition, today released polling results showing strong public support for transit, bicycling, and walking projects. The poll, conducted in January by the bipartisan team of Fairbanks, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R), found that public transportation is broadly supported, even by… Read more »