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SPBC » Projects

Working to improve bicycle infrastructure and awareness in Saint Paul, MN


We're hard at work advocating for cyclists in Saint Paul

Here's a list of current bicycle projects in Saint Paul. Some are close to completion, some are just fantasies, some we are actively working on and others we're just watching. Click on a project for a more complete description (where available) and contact us if you'd like to become involved.

Current Projects

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Ayd Mill Road
Add bike/ped accommodations to the existing road and reduce it to 2 or 3 lanes.

Bike Racks
Add racks to Xcel and River centers and other locations in the city

Cayuga Avenue
Improve bike accommodations related to the proposed I-35E rebuild/interchange project

Cedar Avenue
Contra-flow bike lanes on west side of Cedar from Capitol to 10th street

Build a bike/ped bridge north of Pierce Butler and make Chatsworth a bicycle boulevard

Downtown Connection
Close the gap between Summit and Marshall bike routes and Downtown Saint Paul

Fifth and Sixth streets
Put one-way bike lanes on these streets, thru downtown Saint Paul

Ford Parkway (pdf)
Add bike lanes from Mississippi River to Snelling Avenue

Furness Parkway

An old streetcar line becomes a greenway to Northeast Saint Paul

Make some combo of these streets into a northern connection from Summit all the way to Como.

Greenway Extension
Extend the Minneapolis Greenway across the Mississippi and into Saint Paul

I-35E Parkway Trail
Improve lighting, signage, pavement and connections for this existing trail

Jackson Street
Put in bicycle accommodations all the way from Kellogg to Sycamore Street

Complete Jefferson Bike Boulevard with medians or other crossing treatments at Cleveland and Cretin. Add connection to Sam Morgan and Shepard Road.

Improve Lilydale bike trail as part of planned future roadway realignment

Margaret Street East
Designate Margaret a Bicycle Boulevard, connecting Bruce Vento trail on the west to McKnight Road and Ruth Street on the east

Marshall Avenue
Extend bike lanes and other treatments from Snelling to John Ireland and Kellogg Boulevards. Avoid new medians

McKnight Road
Improve crossing of I-94

Pierce Butler
Off-street bike trail from Phalen to Prior, possibly continuing west over rail yards

Prior Avenue
Add bike lanes and sharrows from Summit all the way to Pierce Butler

Route Finding System
Create a uniform system of signs and pavement markings for Saint Paul bike routes

Snelling Avenue
Stripe an up-hill bike lane on Montreal (to Snelling) and lanes on the Snelling bridge from Taylor to Como Avenues as part of MnDOT’s “Mill and Overlay” project

Snow Plowing
Extend winter bike lane and bike path snowplowing pilot project

University Avenue
Current LRT plans kick bicycles off of University Avenue. Following LRT construction, we advocate restoring on-street parking and reducing Snelling to 2 travel lanes with bike lanes