Bike Lane Network Success Story

Laying down a network of bike lanes all at once isn’t the way most cities do it, but it was a success in Calgary and here are some tips on how it can work elsewhere.  Asbury Park?

The unlikely success of Calgary’s bike-lane network has these lessons for other cities

Boldness Paid Off

“It might have been easier politically to build the network one lane at a time, as most cities do, but the uptake on a lane with few connections would have been slow. In this case, dropping down a well-thought out network gave cyclists and would-be cyclists a broader peek at what a cycle-track network can do, and, more importantly, gave them somewhere to go.”

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http://shifter.info/the-unlikely-success-of-calgarys-bike-lane-network-has-these-lessons-for-other-cities/

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