Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Stimulate Some Bike Riding!

Life Cycles: Bicycle lanes should be on stimulus plan for Memphis

The League of American Bicyclists has urged Congress to include bicycle lanes, designated bike paths and more shared roadways in President Barack Obama's economic stimulus plan.

"The message," the league stated, "is to urge Congress to ensure that any infrastructure investments going to the states under the recovery bill are balanced across the states geographically and across various types of transportation modes."

Memphis, a city with a great bike plan but almost no bike lanes, would benefit greatly from these recovery dollars...


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