The new St. Paul Bike Plan is critical for the future of our city. Fewer and fewer young people are getting drivers licenses and are choosing places to live based upon how easy it is to get about by foot, bicycle and public transportation.
I haven’t lived here all that long. Less than a year, in fact. But I think I’m starting to get a feel for what it means to live on the East Side. There’s a toughness and tenacity associated with every “East Side Pride” sign I see in my neighbors’ yards and in the windows of local businesses.
To the editor:
Minnesotans are still reeling from the Great Recession’s effects, including record-high foreclosures. Since 2008, more than 141,000 homes went through foreclosure, with 19,002 of those in Ramsey County.