Safer bike lanes to debut in Miami and South Beach.
The very first protected bike lane in Miami-Dade. Such protected bikeways — that is, on-street lanes that are separated from motorized traffic by poles, curbs or some other barrier — have rapidly proliferated in cities big and small around the country.
This is really important, we have to create an environment where people aren’t afraid to bike.
The white plastic poles that sprung up a couple of weeks ago along a block of West Avenue in South Beach don’t look like much. But they mark the very first protected bike lane in Miami-Dade, a modest change that may well herald a broader transformation in the way streets are designed in urban centers around the county.
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Written on: Jun, 28 2017