Thursday, December 10, 2009

Deputy Mayor Recommends Bike Lanes To Become Permanent

At tonight's Spruce and Pine Sts. bike lane meeting Deputy Mayor Rina Cutler announced that she will recommend to the Mayor that the bike lanes on Spruce and Pine become permanent. According to a report from KYW the lanes will be repaved next year and there is a possibility that the lanes will be colorized (probably green as recommended by the Federal Highway Administration). Navigational signage to direct people to and from the bike lanes will also be added.

The city reported that bike traffic increased between 65% and 100% while motor vehicle traffic dropped 11%. Motor vehicles speeds dropped slightly at less than 2mph.

12 comments:

Marc Hummel said...

This is great news! Thanks for all your work on this issue!

Tanya Seaman said...

Thank you so much for making this possible!

Jim said...

Recommendations good, repave good, signs good, its just the beginning.

caduceus said...

Yipee! Thank you Mayor and Bicycle Coalition!

Darco said...

"Motor vehicles speeds dropped slightly at less than 2mph."
- I'm curious what the before and after average speeds were.

james said...

Having a separate lane for driving a bicycle is a real cool news.Now it would be real fun and enjoyment driving a bicycle.
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