On the local scene, the National Park Service has some big plans near Fort Snelling where the Minnehaha bike trial makes a feeble connection to the Mendota Bridge. Pete had some questions and posted the exchange that brought the news to my attention. Another example of how easy it is to get involved, thanks for posting this Pete!
On the national scene there is a plan nearing completion for a national bicycle network, an interstate system for bikes. CBS put out this story:
Pretty cool, don't you think?