THE BEST PLACE TO PUT BIKE INFRASTRUCTURE

The benefits of bike infrastructure are no secret, and many cities have set forth recommendations for what creates the best bike rack. The most common recommendations are often intuitive: the more safety and security a rack guarantees, the more likely people are to use it. They should be well-lit, close to the entrances of the building(s) they are serving, and if not under camera surveillance, then within either the public eye or the biker’s eye at all times. They should be securely anchored to the ground and rust free. Some of the less-intuitive recommendations are: 

When there are no separate, secure bike lanes, roads with 20-25mph limits are ideal for bikers (NACTO), and downtown Fredericksburg rarely exceeds a 25mph limit. All the more reason to bike downtown!

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