Thought your morning commute to work was bad? WCCO Radio's managing editor, Steve Murphy, was apparently tackled, choked and mugged last Thursday before catching a bus around 2:30 a.m.Murphy did not return our message Tuesday -- can't say we blame him -- and Minneapolis police said they'd get back ... More >>
Damn you, Portland. According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, 6.1 percent of Portlandians biked to work last year. That's tops in the nation, with Minneapolis coming in as first loser at 4.5 percent.
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Kory NorthropWe're No. 2. Stumptown claims the No. 1 spot.More good news for America's Best Bike City: We're also No. 2 among the Top 10 cities for bike commuting, and a mapping wizard in the Environmental Studies program at the University of Oregon has come up with a cool graphic that shows ... More >>
Thirteen of ClubsBikes. Safe.We here in America's best bike city may have proven there's some usefulness to that old bumper sticker, "Start Seeing Bicyclists," aimed at making the roads safer for everyone. As the number of bike commuters in Minneapolis has leaped upward, the rate of bike accide ... More >>
Photo: Miss ColleenCaptionIf your commute to work or your car-pool to the soccer field feels more and more like a forced march over battle-scarred terrain, you're not imagining things. A new study says our highways are in worse condition than ever. More and more drivers are crammed onto them ... More >>
The day has finally come: People in some of the northern suburbs can jump on a train instead of in their SUV and make the commute to downtown Minneapolis for their workday.
Chicago and Madison cry softly into their helmets.
The latest Strib has a new story with tips for winter bike commuters. Check theirs out, and revisit our slideshow of local cold-weather bicyclists, which includes 22 photos to go along with some hopefully helpful suggestions.