Photo by Amy Walker
Dunsmuir Protected Bike LaneBike lanes: Livable Memphis wants more of these.
By Carolyn Szczepanski
After rightfully earning the distinction of being one of America's worst cycling cities, Memphis, TN, is building 55 miles (89 kilometers) of new bicycle facilities over the next two years. Said Livable Memphis program director Sarah Newstok: "Our outrage about not including bike facilities in the repaving projects really came to a head with a public scolding of our City Engineer by the mayor."