Bicycling is good for cities. It enhances citizens' health and quality of life, diversifies transportation options, contributes to a healthier environment, and can even create new business and revenue opportunities. Recently, we wrote about how our design for Smale Riverfront Park in Cincinnati supports bicycling as a key part of the project's overall mobility strategy.
We were delighted to see the most recent issue of American Bicyclist featuring the thriving bike culture in Cincinnati—and a photo of our bike runnel at Smale!
"With an active, engaged, and effective local bike community, in tandem with visionary city leaders and more than capable city staff, anything is possible," writes Andy Clarke, president of the League of American Bicyclists. We couldn't agree more, and would add to that list the planners and designers who help create the physical context for awesome urban cycling.
The John G. and Phyllis W. Smale Riverfront Park is a 32-acre park along the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati. The largest in a series of public parks along the high banks of the river,...