This blog, St. Paul By Bike, gives a nice overview of St. Paul. The author (Wolfie Browender) is riding all over St. Paul on his bicycle and writing about what he finds. Good stuff.
July 2, 2019
Merriam Park, Hamline-Midway, Como Park
Living in the southwestern part of Saint Paul means I almost always have to ride east, north, or both, and so it was with this ride to the Como Park neighborhood.
From the pause at Charles, I moved almost due north along Fry Street until Taylor Avenue, where I was effectively forced to turn. (Fry dead ends half a block north of Taylor because of the limited access to Pierce Butler Route.) Pedaling one block east on Taylor and I was at Snelling, one of the busiest and least bike-friendly streets in Saint Paul.
At this spot there are two options; take the risk of riding north on Snelling a half mile from Taylor over Pierce Butler and two sets of railroad tracks to the off ramp to Como Avenue, all the while…
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