St. Paul Smart Trips is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that improves access and mobility for those who travel in and around St. Paul.

We envision a St. Paul where sustainable transportation is the safe and easy choice. We collaborate with individuals, organizations and government to:

  • Promote the use of sustainable transportation options for all trips, with a focus on changing the behavior of area residents and employees.

  • Educate the public and public officials about the need for investment in transportation choices, such as improved transit service and facilities, new bicycle routes and trails, and improved conditions for pedestrians.

  • Work toward development and zoning that promotes more transit use, bicycling, and walking, and less use of single occupant vehicles.

Impact and influence

View our 2012 Annual Report Infographic.



We're located on the skyway level of the Alliance Bank Center in downtown St. Paul.

St. Paul Smart Trips

55 E 5th St. - Suite 202
St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone: 651-224-8555
Fax: 651-224-5855

St. Paul Smart Trips has met the Standard of Excellence and is recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters.

Lean more about this national workplace recognition program





Jessica Treat
Executive Director
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Damian Goebel
Marketing, Communications and Outreach Director
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Emma Pachuta
Program Director-Smart Trips Neighborhoods
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Heather Cole
Program Manager-Smart Trips Workplaces
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Anna Springfield
Project Assistant-Intern
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Stephanie Weir
Women on Bikes Organizer
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Board of Directors

Our board of directors is comprised of business, government and community representatives and meets monthly.
See who's on our board, minutes and agendas


We receive funding from both federal and local sources.
Learn more about how our funding is structured


St. Paul Walks
St. Paul Walks is a city-wide pedestrian safety campaign comprised of a coalition of volunteers from across Saint Paul focusing on getting drivers to slow down for pedestrians, specifically at intersections, whether they are marked or unmarked.

Learn more
Take the Pledge

Contact: Emma Pachuta,

St. Paul Women on Bikes
St. Paul Women on Bikes (WOB) envisions that St. Paul will be a place where bicycling is a safe, easy transportation and recreation option for individuals and families. The healthy choice will be the easy choice. There will be a welcoming community of women cyclists who encourage each other as well as positive policy and infrastructure changes.

More about St. Paul Women on Bikes
Become a WOB member

Contact: Stephanie Weir,

St. Paul Bike/Pedestrian Bridges Work Group
Smart Trips created an adhoc group to develop a vision for how freeway crossings in St. Paul should look and function for bicyclists and pedestrians. The group's efforts led to the design and pilot of a Complete Bridges Survey Tool which was tested on two St. Paul bridges. Our hope is that insight gathered through application of the survey tool will help inform engineers and designers about the needs of non-motorized users. The pilot survey results and survey tool are available for download.
Aldine Street Bridge - Complete Bridges survey report
Snelling Avenue Bridge - Complete Bridges survey report
Smart Trips Complete Bridges Survey Tool

Contact: Jessica Treat,

St. Paul Greenway Committee
St. Paul Smart Trips convened the Greenway Committee to develop a vision for a proposed extension of the Minneapolis Midtown Greenway across the Mississippi River east to Pascal Avenue and then south along the Ayd Mill corridor, eventually connecting to the Sam Morgan Trail. More about the committee

Contact: Jessica Treat,