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Burlington Featured in 2016 National Report

benchmarking_2016_thumb.pngBurlington is the smallest US city included in the Alliance for Biking and Walking's 2016 Benchmarking Report, a survey of the status of walking and biking across the country.  The report covers all 50 states and the 50 most populous cities in the country, plus a handful of small to midsized cities chosen because of the strength of the bicycling movement in that community. Thanks to the efforts of Local Motion and our statewide partners, Burlington has made the cut since 2014!  Read on to learn more about what this national report has to say about walking and biking in Burlington and across Vermont...

 

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Burlington's Proposed Bike Network: A Step in the Right Direction, but Not There Yet

BTV_bike_facility_map_--_Local_Motion_comments_thumb.jpgPlanBTV Walk Bike is Burlington's first-ever attempt to (among other things) plan for a complete, fully integrated bike network that brings biking within reach for everyone.  The draft bike network map is a big step in the right direction, but it still falls substantially short of what is needed to make biking a safe option everywhere in the city.  

Comments are needed!  Please send your ideas to julie@streetplans.org by October 22. 

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