Making #streets more friendly in St. Paul, MN @sustaincities

Victorian Bridge Haitian dance performance by Afoutayi Music & Dance Company Photo by Jon Pavlica Laughter, lively music, and delicious food from around the world fill St. Anthony Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota as a crowd whoops it up at the Better Bridges Bash. Even chilly temperatures and gusty winds can’t dampen folks’ enthusiasm—nor does the unpromising location right next to the roaring traffic on the I-94 freeway. Indeed, that’s the point of the event: to better connect neighborhoods on either side of the freeway by improving the bridges and to explore ways to make the area more friendly to people when they are not in cars. This is why—in addition to enjoying a kazoo parade, a Liberian-American rapper, and the Lexington-Hamline Community Band—festival goers wander into tents where they are encouraged to think expansively about their neighborhood’s future. “We’re seein...

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