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Monday May 20th 2024

Posts Tagged ‘Tim Springer’

Thank you Tim for decades of gracious, dedicated work “Bridging” Minneapolis

By Harvey Winje The adjacent article by Tim Springer is reprinted with permission from the Midtown Greenway Coalition newsletter “Pathways.” The Alley appreciates having this farewell in Tim”'s own words. Another article by a writer familiar with the saga of this Phillips resident and organizer who has done yeoman”'s work for nearly two decades. There are very people who have navigated the “mine fields” of funding, regulation, political and bureaucratic protocols and egos, successfully for such a long time. Thank you, Tim, for your gracious, dedicated service to this Community and to the City. Because of his initiatives in marshalling hundreds of Greenway workers, the future is bright and even greener. You have truly “bridged” many obstacles assisting many citizens of creating this wonderful amenity to our lives”“the Midtown Greenway.

Tim Springer Reflects on 18 “Bridging” years at the MGC

Tim Springer Reflects on 18 “Bridging” years at the MGC

By Tim Springer, Executive Director through June 3, 2011 The Midtown Greenway rocks. I love to be on the Greenway when it”'s full of commuters, joggers, and joy-riders of all stripes. I feel very fortunate to have been on the team that made it happen. Thank you to the collective Midtown Greenway Coalition community for giving me that opportunity. This job has been extremely rewarding, but also extremely demanding. I decided to move on so that I could slow my pace, smell more roses, and try my hand at some new things. Many people have asked me what”'s next. Two possibilities that excite me are rehabbing old buildings and bicycle transportation consulting. This change will be great for me as well as the Midtown Greenway Coalition. By me stepping aside, the Coalition can more easily empower a broader set of leaders with more ideas in ways that provide greater organizational depth and sustainability. This is timely as the Coalition launches a new board-defined [...]

After 18 years! Tim Springer Resigns as Executive Director: Replacement Sought

After 18 years! Tim Springer Resigns as Executive Director:  Replacement Sought

by Tim Springer “Wow. I am profoundly grateful for the opportunity I”'ve had to work on the Greenway as part of a team with dedicated fellow staff, volunteers, elected officials, and public and private partners. Yay for the Midtown Greenway, Minnesota”'s busiest bikeway! I”'m also very proud that we”'ve created a new national model for community involvement with alternative transportation and city building. I made the decision to leave so the Coalition can fly on its own and I can explore new things. “ The Coalition board requests your help recruiting an outstanding new Executive Director prior to Tim”'s departure on June 3. Applications are due March 11. Visit the Greenway web site to view the job description.  

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