Press Conference – Michigan Street PBL

10:00 am - 11:00 am  |  Location: DTA Transportation Center

The Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council (MIC) will be holding a news conference about the Michigan Street Protected Bike Lane Demonstration Project on July 11 at 10:00 a.m. as part of the DTA’s re-opening celebration of the Michigan Street facility.

Duluth Transit Authority Manager Dennis Jensen will be joined by Joel Sipress (Duluth City Council), Kristi Stokes (Greater Downtown Council), Josh Gorham (St. Louis County Public Health), Ron Chicka and James Gittemeier (MIC) and commuting cyclist Aaron Bransky (Andrew & Bransky, P.A.) to speak about the intent and goals for the temporary installation of the area’s first on-street protected bike lane.

A link to a community survey about the project will be introduced, as well as an invitation to stop by the MIC’s display at the Downtown Sidewalk Days Festival on July 12, 13 and 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  People ages 6 and older will be able to borrow a bicycle from the YMCA’s bicycle fleet to ride through the protected bike lane with a MIC staff member.