The challenges our generations face
We can connect many of our generation’s most pressing challenges to our relationship with streets.
These challenges include:
- Reduced physical activity
- Social isolation
- Degraded air quality
- A lack of transportation options
These challenges led to inequitable access to
- Social services
- Healthy food
- Community interaction
Open Streets Minneapolis reminds us that streets don't always have to be this way. We can reimagine our streets as thriving places. Places where people can take advantage of the entire street right-of-way. The initiative allows people to experience their streets in a different way. It create a platform to discussion how we can design our streets in the future.