I have used the new bike path in downtown St. Paul a couple of times, it is a joy to ride. It is part of the Capital City Bikeway. The design is beautiful and it is safer than the street. I can’t wait until there are some East/West bike paths.
The bike lane along Jackson will connect to the Gateway Trail which goes all the way out to Stillwater. According to Visit Saint Paul St. Paul is not only bike friendly but one of the most bike-friendly cities.
I am often asked about biking by people who are moving into the area or who are choosing a neighborhood to buy a house in.
There is a lot of biking going on in the downtown area, even though it is still a dangerous place to ride. I think my inner thrill seeker makes me do it. 🙂