Unusual symbols on streets explained

Bike boulevard stencil
A bike boulevard stencil.
MPR Photo/Jim Bickal

If you ride down Bryant Avenue in the uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis this week, you'll see some new markings on the road. The city has stenciled large white bicycle symbols onto the asphalt. They signify that Bryant is now the city's fourth "bike boulevard." In coming years, you'll see those symbols on even more of Minnesota's urban side streets.

MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Shaun Murphy, who coordinates non-motorized transportation projects for the city of Minneapolis.

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