That feeling you get when you realize you’re driving on light-rail tracks and not the street anymore.
In a way, it’s surprising it doesn’t happen more often. Here, courtesy of Google Maps, is what a driver who wants to turn right onto Fifth Street from Hennepin Avenue faces.
The clue about what to do is on a small sign on the far side of the street.
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.