A commitment to 55 miles of bike lanes within the next 24 months and hiring "our region’s first Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator, who will be responsible for expanding on these plans to connect even more parts of the greater Memphis area with walking and biking paths." From Mayor Wharton - a big step toward a better, more livable Memphis!
"Even though bike lanes were regrettably omitted from the city’s recent stimulus fund application, I have directed our City Engineers to make any necessary adjustments to their operating budget plans so we can get these lanes and facilities in place." Click HERE to read Mayor Wharton's full statement.
With thanks to Brad Christian, Here's a map that shows where they will be.
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