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.”