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366thingsilove: “JUNE 2, 2016 - 154/366 THIS SILHOUETTED PEDESTRIAN ON LYNDALE AVENUE This is one of the many bridges over the Midtown Greenway, a former railway that has been converted into a cycling/pedestrian path through south Minneapolis. Until...

On Georgia Street, Indianapolis directional tactile pavement panels divide the sidewalk and cycle track. Click image for details via Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition and visit the boards >>

The most cycle-friendly cities in the world – your pictures and stories

Minneapolis Easily the most cycle friendly city I've been to outside of Europe. Cycle lanes all over the city, often separate from the roads, and people are cycling everywhere you look (in summer!) A former railroad cuts through midtown and is perfectly designed to get cyclists and pedestrians across town quickly. There is also a hugely popular car free bridge across the Mississippi River.

Top urban bike paths across the USA

Midtown Greenway—Minneapolis: Exhibit A in why Minneapolis is considered the best bike city in America: the Midtown Greenway, a 5.5-mile bicycle highway through the center of town. Following a sunken rail corridor with no major breaks in traffic, this path is almost entirely separate from pedestrian traffic and is busy with commuters year-round. That’s right: it’s plowed in the winter.

The Mississippi River Trail is 3000 miles of bike trail following the Mississippi River from origin to end. From the north, bicyclists enter Mississippi from West Helena, AR and exit at Natchez, MS through some of the most scenic trails and towns in the state.

If you build bike paths, cyclists will come

New study shows Minneapolis bicycle freeway system equals more bike commuters, less obesity.

Ramp leading from a shared-use path to an on-street bike lane in Austin, TX, with directional tactile paving helping visually impaired people continue along the path. Click image for details via Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition and visit the boards >>