Funding and partnerships
Many community organizations partner with the Open Streets Minneapolis initiative.
Early program funds
When the initiative first started
The Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition paid all costs for the Open Streets Minneapolis events.
They raised this money by fundraising through
- Local businesses
They also provided volunteers to organize the events and be present on the event days.
2013 Funding and support changes
The City began to provide City services and support. They did this as an in-kind contribution toward the initiative.
Provided services include
- Traffic control
- Police security
- Trash/recycling bins
- Traffic control detour signs and barricades
City budgets cover these costs.