Some deductive genius from People for Bikes: Where folks ride the sidewalk they’re begging for a protected bike lane on that street. We need look no farther! Same with bicycle racks. If only Beverly Hills could learn the lesson: put them where people lock-up to meter posts. Ain’t brain science.
Getting in the saddle is only one part of the enjoyable cycling experience. An enjoyable and safe cycling experience begins with good planning: the lanes and provisions that ideally would keep motorists and cyclists separate. Indeed, traveling safely, finding a welcoming destination with secure parking, and resting easy that your city has your back when you’re on the mean streets are equally important. Nothing eases the mind of the cyclist like proper facilities. Here we look at some good examples of signage, markings, racks, and bike stations from around Long Beach. Continue reading