Biking and Public Transit in the Greater Longfellow Community

Over 30% of residents bike, walk or utilize public transit to get themselves to work and even more are biking for fun. Here is some need to know.

Metro Transit 

Metro Transit is the transportation resource for the Twin Cities, offering an integrated network of buses, light rail and commuter trains as well as resources for those who carpool, vanpool, walk or bike. Learn more here.

Nice Ride Bike Share

Nice Ride Minnesota is the Minneapolis bike share service, with 3,000+ bikes and 400+ stations across Minneapolis. Designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, it’s a fun and affordable way to get around. Learn more here.

Bike lanes

Minneapolis ranks as one of the best biking cities in the country with 16 miles of on-street protected bikeways, 98 miles of bike lanes and 101 miles of off-street bikeways and trails. Learn more here. Or check out a map of bike lanes here.

Bike Trails and Parkways

51 miles of paved trails wrap around lakes and along parkways showcasing parks, gardens, historical sites, beaches, and diverse neighborhoods. Many trails offer separate paths for walkers/runners and bikers/rollerbladers. Learn about bike trails, parkways and bike rentals here.

Two amazing trails to visit here in Greater Longfellow

West River Parkway travels along the west bank of the Mississippi River between Minnehaha Regional Park and Ole Olson Park.

Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail travels along Minnehaha Creek between Minnehaha Regional Park and Lake Harriet.

Light rail in Minneapolis
Nice ride bikes in Longfellow
Park trail