Biking Infrastructure On Streets Key to Future


Via the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS—In late June, thanks to a Walton Family Foundation grant, more than two dozen Northwest Arkansas business leaders, city engineers, philanthropists, activists and elected officials—including mayors Peter Christie of Bella Vista, Greg Hines of Rogers and Doug Sprouse of Springdale—joined their counterparts from across the country for PeopleForBikes’ inaugural PlacesForBikes conference in Madison, Wisc. Our mission? To discover how places like Madison, Austin, Denver, and others blossomed into healthier, wealthier, happier cities by embracing bikes.

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