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Cleveland invests $13 million in bike/ped facilities

Marc Lefkowitz  |  11/14/07 @ 4:50pm

Whether cities are bike and pedestrian friendly is gaining currency, especially as they compete for young knowledge workers and strive for healthy solutions to our car-dominated landscape.

Realizing this, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's administration won a $12.84 million line item in the city's five-year capital budget, released this week, to improve conditions for cyclists and pedestrians.

Finally, the city will be able to fund some of its major bike projects like a downtown bike station, a multi-purpose trail at Dike 14, and a host of bike routes, lanes, and off-road trails.

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