Bicycling

Minneapolis ranks as one of the best biking cities in the country. Learn how we promote cycling as a safe, healthy and low-cost way to get around.

Learn more about biking in the City

You can learn how we promote cycling as a safe, healthy and low-cost way to get around.
Bicyclists on a street.
Bicyclists on Hennepin bridge
Child on a bike

Open Streets

Open Streets Minneapolis temporarily transforms major City corridors into car-free places to give people an opportunity to enjoy the street on bicycle, foot, wheelchair, skateboard or roller skates.

Did you know?

  • 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.
  • In 2018, Bicycle Magazine listed us fourth in its ranking of the nation's best bicycling cities.
  • We have the third-highest five-year average of bicycle commuting for large U.S. cities (based on the 2017 census).

"Biking in the City" video

Riding a bike is one of the most popular ways to get around Minneapolis. It's important for both bicyclists and drivers to know the rules of the road. See why in this video from our "Did you know..." series.

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Contact us

Bike and Pedestrian Coordinator

Phone

612-673-3642

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Monday – Friday