Austin Daily Herald: ‘Backbone of Minnesota’ transportation funding moving slow at legislature
District 27 Sen. Dan Sparks and District 27B Rep. Jeanne Poppe, both DLF-Austin, called transportation the backbone of Minnesota, noting that the Legislature needs to make road and bridge funding a budget target.

Pioneer Press: Debut of St. Paul’s Margaret Street Bikeway is Saturday
Eager to call attention to a new bikeway in Dayton’s Bluff, neighborhood boosters are inviting residents to a free picnic and bicycle ride.

Pioneer Press: In St. Paul, hundreds did Walk/Bike to School Day
Hundreds of St. Paul students took part in Wednesday’s National Walk/Bike to School Day.

Star Tribune: St. Paul campaign highlights right of way for walkers
It’s the law: All intersections are crosswalks, marked or not. Drivers must yield to walkers attempting to cross properly.

Star Tribune: Crosswalk safety focus of ‘Stop for Me’ event Tuesday in St. Paul
It’s been a tough year for pedestrians and bicyclists in St. Paul. Already, 57 have been hit this year and those collisions have resulted in 39 serious injuries, and one death.

Star Tribune: Bike lanes to be added along Cleveland Avenue in St. Paul
The contentious plan to add bicycle lanes along Cleveland Avenue in St. Paul overcame its final hurdle Tuesday.

Commentary, SC Times: Keep Northstar to St. Cloud in play