In The News

Leave the car in the garage! Bikes the new commuter choice

KARE 11 5/17/2011

MINNEAPOLIS -- More and more folks are choosing to use two wheels to get to work rather than four.

Study says Twin Cities biking up 52% in five years

MinnPost 12/16/2011

Biking in the Twin Cities has increased 52 percent over the past five years, and walking is up 18 percent, says a report out today from Bike Walk Twin Cities.



Bike Rental Program in Minneapolis returns with more funding, volunteers

MPR News 3/11/2011

Minneapolis — An innovative bicycle loan program in the Twin Cities is back for its second year — with more bicycles, more volunteers, and another $110,000 in funding.


Sibley Bike Depot- advocacy in the form of a bike shop

TC Daily Planet 5/4/2011

Sibley Bike Depot doesn’t just encourage you to ride a bicycle as your means of transportation …they make sure you have one! And, if you have one, they make sure you know how to maintain and repair it. And, if you know how to repair it, they make sure you can get the parts for it.


Bike Program for Low-Income returns to Twin Cities

CBS- 4/11/2011

A bicycle loan program is back for its second year in the Twin Cities, aiming to provide poor adults with a free bike for six months. This year the Community Partners Bike Library has more bicycles, more volunteers and another $110,000 in funding.


St. Paul’s Sibley Bike Depot celebrates growth in apprenticeship, library programs

TC Daily Planet- 4/19/2011

Sibley Bike Depot, according to Jason Tanzman, is part of a Twin Cities tradition of grassroots activism to serve the public. "I'm continually amazed by the community of different institutions in the Twin Cities," said Tanzman. "The grocery co-ops, collectively owned cafés like Hard Times, the Seward Café. Bike programs like The Grease Pit. Sibley Bike Depot's trying to engage people, build a movement."