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Regional Planning in Dallas to be Informed by Cycling Data

Matt Ball on July 23, 2014 - in Planning, Roads, Sensors

As more North Texas cities try to make streets and trails friendlier for pedestrians and bicyclists, the North Central Texas Council of Governments is working to help quantify their efforts.

The regional planning organization is teaming up with cities to provide or loan mechanical counters that can track how many pedestrians or bicyclists use particular trails or street-side bike lanes.

The hope is that the counters will provide data to the top-level city officials who determine how public funds are spent — data anticipated to support growing demands for more trails and bike lanes.

Read more in The Dallas Morning News

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