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70% of U.S. Mayors Prioritize Bike Lanes

70% of U.S. Mayors Prioritize Bike Lanes

Cities are beginning to realize that prioritizing cars in transportation planning is not only expensive in the short term, but comes with a whole whack of externalities such as lost productivity due to time spent in traffic, decreasing mental and physical health of residents, and a compromised environment. So it doesn’t come as much of a surprise that 70% of mayors “Agreed” or “Strongly Agreed” when presented with the idea, “Cities should make their roads more accessible to bicycles even if it means sacrificing driving lanes and/ or parking.”

Author: Hilary AngusMomentum Mag, which wants to shift the transportation culture in North America from car-centricity to a balance of public transportation, appropriate car use, walking and bicycling.


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