San Francycle: City Aims to Turn Mean Streets into Fabulous Cycle Tracks

Commuters and people out to get exercise want to go fast.

Because we can't all just hop on a plane and fly to Amsterdam, let's instead bring Amsterdam to us. Cycle tracks are the wave of the future (or of the past few decades, if you live in Europe). They're like a cross between sidewalks and bike lanes: They're physically separated from the roadway, but they're dedicated to pedal power rather than foot traffic.

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