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Posted inCLIMATE & ENVIRONMENT

‘Bring Back 6th’ launches campaign to reverse 80 years of Twin Cities history, and restore communities demolished to make way for Olson Memorial Highway.

When the highway was built in the 1940s, it followed the route of 6th Avenue North — straight through an early hub of Black life in Minneapolis. Organizers say its future should include dedicated bike and bus lanes, wider sidewalks, and slower speed limits.