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State of City of Little Rock Bike Projects

28th Feb, 2014

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Closing the loop

The city board has approved staff to proceed with negotiating right of way acquisition for both sides of the Dillard’s property.

Current design of the section between Dillard’s is 90% complete

South Main Project Update

Preconstruction meeting has been held with contractor and work should begin within the next couple of weeks.  The…

3rd Streets Place in the Bike Master Plan

12th Jan, 2014

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The Bike Master Plan is the planning document created to help the city of Little Rock in planning for bicycle infrastructure in the city.  The plan can be accessed on BikeLR.com here. One contentious issue on that plan and a focus at the recent January BFCC meeting has been the place of 3rd

19th Dec, 2013

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City of Little Rock Cycling JerseyThe City of Little Rock has brand-new bike jerseys and technical shirts for sale (see attached image); they are available in the Treasury Management Office at 500 W. Markham. The proceeds from these shirts will be used to promote cycling…

State of City Bike Projects

27th Nov, 2013

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As usual at the monthly meeting of the BFCC (Bicycle Friendly Community Committee) a report of the state of the city’s bike projects was given by John Honeywell.  Mayor Stodola also took the time to speak about the Close the Loop initiative.

Close the Loop:  Work is progressing towards construction of the two termini on…

Groningen – The Bike Capital of the World

17th Oct, 2013

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Groningen is a city in the Netherlands that boasts the highest usage of bicycles for transportation in the World.  The average citizen of Groningen makes 1.4 trips per bicycle per day and bikes are used for over 50% of all trips in the city and 60% of all trips in the downtown area.  Furthermore…

Lighting Project on the Junction and the Clinton Bridges

15th Oct, 2013

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The lighting projects on both bridges have been completed and will be officially illuminated in December.  However, Entergy has released this video of the testing of the lights.  These lighted bridges will be a wonderful addition to the nighttime skyline of downtown Little Rock and will accent the progress that has been made towards…

4th Oct, 2013

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Little Rock and Central Arkansas have already received national attention in recent years for quality of life projects.  The crown jewel of these projects is undoubtedly the Big Dam Bridge and the Arkansas River Trail system.  Without a doubt these projects and others led Little Rock to be ranked the most livable city. …

Bicycle Friendly Community Meeting Notes

29th Aug, 2013

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August 14 Bicycle Friendly Community Committee Meeting

 

Mayor’s Car Free Challenge:

The Mayor’s car free challenge is October 6-13 and kicks off on Sunday, October 6th at the River Market.  The challenge is to ditch your car for the week and walk, bike, or ride public transportation for the week which provides visibility to…

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