Bicycling

Cycling is a safe, healthy and low-cost way to get around.
Bicyclists on a street.
Bicyclists on cedar lake bike trail
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Biking in the city

Riding a bike is one of the most popular ways to get around Minneapolis. See why it's important for both cyclists and drivers to know the road.

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Minneapolis bicycling facts

  • Minneapolis ranks as one of the best biking cities in the country. 
  • Minneapolis has 16 miles of on-street protected bikeways.
  • We have 98 miles of bike lanes and 101 miles of off-street bikeways and trails.
  • Bicycle Magazine listed us fourth in its ranking of the nation's best bicycling cities (Bicycle Magazine 2018).
  • We have the third-highest five-year average of bicycle commuting for large U.S. cities (based on the 2017 census).

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Bicycle Advisory Committee

The Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) supports all forms of biking and biking safety. BAC works toward biking improvements. It involves people interested in city biking issues.

Contact us

Chris Kartheiser

Bike and Pedestrian Coordinator Interim

Public Works - Transportation Planning & Programming 

Phone

612-673-2544

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Monday – Friday