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Continued: Midtown Greenway draws bikers; parallel streets draw crashes

  • Article by: STEVE BRANDT , Star Tribune
  • Last update: February 21, 2014 - 10:25 PM

Some riders may also be avoiding riding the greenway after dark because of a handful of muggings, Puzak said, despite lighting, emergency call stations and seasonal bike patrols.

“I personally think the greenway is relatively safe, but you have to be careful anywhere in the city,” said Puzak, a board member of the greenway’s advocacy group.

 

Steve Brandt • 612-673-4438 Twitter: @brandtstrib

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