Blaisdell Avenue South Bikeway

In 2019, the City of Minneapolis converted a standard bike lane into a protected bikeway on Blaisdell Ave from Franklin Ave to 29th St W.

Project goals and schedule

Project status



The goals of this bikeway project include:

  • Enhance comfort and predictability of all users
  • Support existing and future bicycle demand
  • Improve bicycle network connectivity
  • Provide bicycle access to destinations


July - October 2018: Public Works will collect corridor data and initiate a community engagement process.

November - December 2018: Public Works will develop a layout concept for a bikeway on the corridor.

February 2019: Public Works to provide a design recommendation.

Summer 2019: Construction of the bikeway.

Maps and photos


Existing conditions

Average Number of Daily Users

   Pedestrian: 280-450
   Bicycle: 350-380
   Motor Vehicle: 6,850

Existing street dimensions





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350 S. 5th St., Room 203
Minneapolis, MN 55415
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