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Keith Crain’s Editorial On Bike Lanes In Detroit Is Out Of Touch And Reeks Of Privilege. Here's Why.

If you want to be a city of tomorrow, you need to have the building blocks for it. And tomorrow — even today, as Ford and General Motors have acknowledged with their recent investments in mobility — involves many different kinds of transportation options. Keith Crain’s editorial on June 17, “Say goodbye to the Motor City” was emblematic of old Detroit thinking. Detroit thinking from the world of 1950, not 2018. Lots of Detroit’s leaders talk about bringing back the city’s glory days. To me,...

More Bike Lanes, Slower Traffic For East Jefferson In Detroit

The city of Detroit has begun work on a one million-dollar project to redesign East Jefferson Avenue. The goal is to make it safer for bicyclists and pedestrians. The project centers on a nearly 5-and-a-half-mile stretch of East Jefferson from Rivard Street downtown to Lakewood Street in the Jefferson-Chalmers neighborhood. There, it will join up with protected bike lanes already in place … meaning cyclists will be able to ride on protected bike lanes from downtown all the way to the Grosse...

News Byte Podcast: New MoGo Bikes, Jefferson Bike Lanes, Facebook Funding Training In Detroit And A New Highland Park High School?

From the bustling heart of Midtown over a couple Faygo pops, this is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Here are your stories for today. * Jefferson on the east side is getting smaller for cars… and bigger for bikes * Detroit’s Bike sharing service gets new adaptive bikes * Facebook is funding more software training in Detroit * And Highland Park is laying plans for a new high school. Sven Gustafson talked to their school board president, Alexis Ramsey. Like the...

PODCAST: The State of Biking and Greenways in Detroit with Todd Scott

Detroit is in many ways becoming more and more of a biking city, along with other modes of transportation than just cars. [smart_track_player url=”″ download=”true” social_gplus=”false” social_linkedin=”true” social_email=”true” twitter_username=”TheDailyDetroit” ] Todd Scott, Executive Director of the Detroit Greenways Coalition, joins our host Sven Gustafson at the legendary Locker Room Lounge on Liverno...

East Jefferson Avenue To Go From 9 Down To 5 Car Lanes, Get New Bike Lanes

As part of a sweeping plan that reimagines Detroit’s riverfront community from Rivard to Grand Boulevard, Jefferson Avenue is going on a “road diet” and getting bike lanes, parking and the actionable traffic lanes are going down from nine to five. The announcement was made at an event revealing the East Riverfront master plan that was created in concert between the city of Detroit, the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, and through a series of public meetings with public feedback. According to...

Bike Lanes, Other Changes Are Being Tested On Livernois ‘Avenue of Fashion’

The City of Detroit is conducting a demonstration project on a roughly half-mile stretch of Livernois Avenue to test the idea of calming traffic, installing bike lanes and making other improvements to give a boost to businesses in the city’s so-called “Avenue of Fashion.” Crews have installed orange barrels, temporary signage and rubber crosswalk mats, with lines temporarily painted on the pavement to mark bike lanes and a barrier from the parking lanes, which take up one of two lanes of traff...

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