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6 Steps for Building Better Bike Infrastructure

November 20, 2013
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6 Steps for Building Better Bike Infrastructure
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After all, bike-friendly towns are good for citizens and the environment alike

Bike-friendly towns are good for the environment, help keep citizens healthy and benefit the commercial sector. So why isn’t every city doing it? Well, the movement comes with some costs and risks, so it’s not an easy sell with all local governments. But the Transportation Commission of Missouri’s Chamber of Commerce’ may have found a way to advocate for statewide improvements in infrastructure. Check out the six key steps for success that the Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation followed, which provide a great example of smart, effective strategy for garnering support from local government.

 

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