May 13–17 is National Bike Week: Events
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May is National Bike Month and PTS has two events you’re invited to to celebrate!

Thursday, May 16 

Time: 9:00–10:30 a.m. 

Move Minneapolis is partnering with Hennepin County and Public Works – As You Go MPLS at the Commons Park in downtown Minneapolis on the morning of Thursday, May 16 for Celebrate Bike Week. We welcome city residents, bicycle commuters, recreational riders, and bikers of all abilities. Celebrate all types of biking, safe routes and infrastructure, free tune-ups and safety checks, scooter and e-Bike demos, and words from community and organization leaders. 

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Friday, May 17: 

Time: 7:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

UMN Bike to (Anywhere) Day! Join PTS, the Office of Sustainability, and Boynton Health Pharmacy to celebrate Bike to Work Day and have a fun and healthy way to start your day. Make a quick pit stop for free safety checks, tune-ups, giveaways, food, and beverages while supplies last. You can even sign up for the ZAP! Rewards Program while you enjoy the freebies.

Locations

  • PTS at the U of M Bike Center (at Oak Street)
  • Donhowe Building at 15th Avenue SE
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The intersection at Fifth Street SE and 15th Avenue SE in Dinkytown near the Lindahl Academic Center will be closed to vehicular traffic starting on May 14 through August.

Beginning on Monday, May 13, 2024 , crews will start a two-year project—done in two phases—to reconstruct and improve University Avenue and Fourth Street SE between Oak Street and I-35W on and near campus.

East River Parkway between Bruininks Hall and Arlington Street will be closed May 13–27 for ongoing work at Fraser Hall.

May is National Bike Month and PTS has two events you’re invited to to celebrate!

The St. Paul Circulator now runs regular service from May through August, keeping the same schedule as during the academic year!

Deck cleaning is scheduled in various campus parking structures from April–July. Areas will be closed intermittently for cleaning.

The National Weather Service and the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will conduct tornado drills on Thursday, April 11 as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week.

You are invited to help Metro Transit shape its priorities. Metro Transit leadership will host three events in May as part of this initiative. 

Buses will replace METRO Green Line trains beginning Friday, April 19 at 7 p.m. to allow for scheduled maintenance in the corridor, including needed track repair from winter damage. 

The northbound side of Harvard Street SE will be closed from 7 a.m.–3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 between East River Parkway and Delaware Street SE. M Health Fairview Medical Center - East Bank will only be accessible via southbound Harvard Street during this time.