March 21, 2023
We’re Hiring: Associate Director
Move Minnesota seeks a strategic and motivated Associate Director to provide direction for organizational advocacy strategy and implementation, overall internal organizational and financial management, as well as Human Resources oversight and administration. The Associate Director also provides oversight to Move Minnesota Action, and will have an understanding of 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) rules and regulations. In collaboration with the Executive Director, the Associate Director is responsible for oversight of federal grant funding and management.
February 22, 2023
New poll shows Minnesotans want a transportation system that works for everyone
A new poll shows a resounding majority of Minnesotans want a different approach. They want to drive less and want to use transit more — and they overwhelmingly support shifting money from highway investments to other modes. This report examines the key findings of this statewide poll and recommends three actions.
February 8, 2023
Building on the Legacy of the Civil Rights Struggle, Advocates & Riders Testify on Transit Equity Day
Created in 2018 by labor and climate advocates, Transit Equity Day is an annual celebration of Rosa Parks’ birthday and a call to carry on her fight for a public transportation system that works for everyone. Here in Minnesota, we elevated this national day of action with hearings in both chambers of the state legislature, amplifying the voices of more than two dozen transit riders and advocates.
February 3, 2023
How State Lawmakers Can Improve Mobility for All Minnesotans in 2023
We all benefit when it’s easy to walk, roll, bike, and bus. These essential ways of getting around are dramatically underfunded every year. During the 2023 state legislative session, we call on lawmakers to ensure communities of all sizes have enough resources to build out the solutions that fit their needs.
January 30, 2023
As Metro Transit Leadership Cuts More Service, Bus Riders & Allies Push for Improvements
In December, Metro Transit leadership cut more service on dozens of Twin Cities bus routes. Fed up, more than 50 transit riders and supporters gathered in the cold for a rally at Metro Transit headquarters, demanding improvements to speed up buses and trains.
January 12, 2023
A Milestone for Statewide VMT Reduction
Move Minnesota has been working on a Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) advisory council to set specific goals to create a less car-dependent transportation system. In December, MnDOT took a historic first step by acknowledging and addressing this critical need by including a vehicle miles traveled reduction target in the 2022-2041 Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan.