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Protected Bicycle Lanes

The City of Minneapolis does not need to build protected bicycle lanes because they already exist. They are currently known as sidewalks.

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Climate Change

Don't waste money trying to change the climate.

 

Instead, embrace whatever changes there are and adapt; that is what human beings do best.

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Winter Bicycling

Stop encouraging citizens to bicycle in winter.

 

To promote riding a bicycle on ice, in the dark, and in extremely cold temperatures is irresponsible.

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Minneapolis Automobile Coalition

An automobile advocacy group needs to be created to advocate for a city where driving is encouraged, and the joy and broad public benefits of driving are supported.

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Bicycle Licenses

I think bicyclists who commute on bike lanes should have to pay a fee or license (every year) in order to help pay for all of the bicycle infrastructure, just like automobiles pay a license fee (every year) in order to use the bike lanes.

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Bicycle Safety

Bicycles should be required to have the same safety equipment as Motorcycles are required to have (brakes, headlights, taillights, turn signals, horn).

 

Bicycles should also be required to display a lighted license plate so that they can be identified.

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Shrink Government

Shrink the size of Minneapolis government. Business in this city is tied hand and foot in every conceivable way. We need fewer laws and regulations; we need the freedom to be productive. Our city government needs to get out of the way so individuals and businesses can make wealth.

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Bicycle Lanes

If money is going to be spent on bicycle lanes, then bicyclists should be required to use them.

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(@travisnorvell)

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A Welcome Basket

When someone moves to Minneapolis the city provides them with a welcome basket containing the following: A bicycle (or a nice ride one year membership), 6 pack of locally brewed beer, a pass to one of the great cultural events, and bomber hat. Finally, a list of expectations for all Minneapolis citizens: that you will vote, support your local library, attend civic meetings, invite others who do not look or sound like ...more »

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Education

Make children (and their parents) responsible for their own education.

 

If you attend class, pay attention, and follow instructions, you will get an education.

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(@louisdachis)

A City that Works

Relieve Traffic Congestion in Uptown

The number of people living in the uptown area has surpassed the capacity of it's road system. With hundreds of new units that haven't been filled yet, this looming problem is only going to get worse. PROPOSAL: Make Hennepin and Lyndale Avenues one way streets in opposite directions. This would eliminate turning issues and many other headaches. PIE IN THE SKY PROPOSAL: Run light rail from uptown to downtown via Lyndale. ...more »

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Vehicle Parking

Car counts per 1,000 residents are unlikely to change for the next 40 years (Victoria Transport Policy Institute, August 2014). What will change is the engine and fuel running them. It seems foolish to plan for something to go away that isn't going to go away, but likely increase with population density up to the year 2060. That said, where will all of those cars fit in any plan the City might put forth? It simply ...more »

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