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Seattle Breaks New Ground with Bicycle Master Plan

Matt Ball on June 14, 2013 - in Transportation

Already considered among the leading U.S. cities for “bikeability” the city of Seattle has recently taken strides to accelerate its plan to triple bicycle usage and improve bike safety in the city.

Last week, the Seattle Department of Transportation made a draft of its 2013 Bicycle Master Plan available for public comment. It includes the city’s vision of making “riding a bicycle a comfortable and integral part of daily life in Seattle for people of all ages and abilities.” The improvements and actions identified in the plan will not only make bicycling a viable form of transportation for Seattle residents, workers and visitors, but will also help the city achieve its goals relating to climate change, economic vitality and community livability.

Read more via Sustainable City Network

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