Deseret News: “Proposed Plans for Provo Bike Lanes Near Approval”

bike tour 2011The Deseret News recently published an article reviewing our progress towards completing the Provo Master Bike Plan – plans and funding for an extensive set of interconnected bicycle lanes throughout the city.

“The city is likely to approve an extensive new series of bike lanes by as early as April.

The Provo Bicycle Committee has been considering its options for a Master Provo Bike Plan since December 2011, when it received a county grant for the project…

Transportation advocacy groups such as Bike Provo have asked for additional bike lanes for the past three years, saying the city needs to update what they consider to be outdated safety conditions for bicyclists.

‘There’s so much work left to be done, but I think the plan is a good groundwork,’ said Andrew Ungerman, a volunteer with Bike Provo.

Take a look at the full article here and keep watching BikeProvo for updates as we get closer to the finalization of the plan and the vote by the Provo City Council.

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