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Two ways to put your comments to work

Photo by Matthew Cole, Saint Paul Bicycle Coalition

1) Help calm traffic and ensure safe crossings

As part of the new Jefferson Bikeway, the City of Saint Paul has put in a test traffic diverter on Cleveland Avenue at Jefferson to reduce car traffic on Jefferson and make it easier for pedestrians and bicyclists to cross Cleveland.

Your feedback is needed! According to the Saint Paul Bicycle Coalition, comments opposing the diverter are outnumbering supportive ones by a 3 to 1 ratio. Opponents have cited frustration with prohibited left turns onto Jefferson and concern about traffic being diverted to other residential streets.

Try it out: Walk and/or bike through the test traffic diverter at the intersection of Cleveland and Jefferson (map)

Tell Public Works what you think: E-mail or call 651-695-4000

Live in the neighborhood? If you live in Ward 3 please also contact Councilmember Pat Harris by e-mailing

Learn more:  Photos and viewpoints from the Saint Paul Bicycle Coalition

2) Tell Met Council to plan on more walking and biking
The Metropolitan Council is updating the 2030 Transportation Policy Plan, which guides transportation vision and priorities around the 7-county region. Our partners at Transit for Livable Communities (TLC) have prepared key points to ensure that active forms of transportation are included in this vision. Public comment are being accepted through 5 pm Thursday, October 7.

Comment: E-mail or call 651-602-1500