Sean Benesh

Coffee and bicycles define Sean's urban existence who believes the best way for exploring cities is on the seat of a bicycle as well as hanging out in coffee shops. Sean is the Developer of Urban Strategy and Training for TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission). He has authored numerous books, including View from the Urban Loft: Developing a Theological Framework for Understanding the City and Blueprints for a Just City: The Role of the Church in Urban Planning and Shaping the City's Built Environment. He can be found on Twitter @mtbikerguy and online at


Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition

The Minneapolis inspires people to bicycle and advocates for a city where everyone feels comfortable riding. Their goal is to make Minneapolis a better place for bicycling in all corners of the city and support more people biking The Coalition uses the joy and broad public benefits of of bicycling to engage, empower, and mobilize grassroots and grasstops support for their work. The Coalition encourages participation in decision-making processes and uses events to reach out to potential supporters. They can be found on Twitter @mplsbike and online at