Cleveland Magazine recently rated Lakewood as the city to live in For the Bike Authority. This is no accident.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Residents get a sneak peek at the new U-shaped racks.
Lakewood residents are getting a sneak peek at the new bike racks along Detroit Avenue. The plan, city officials have said, was to roll out the U-shaped racks later this month. However, with Cleveland Magazine looking to do a photo shoot with one of the new racks the city's public works department put a rush on one of them. At one of the pre-determined locations, the city installed its first new rack in front of the INA Building on Detroit Avenue. "This is the first of what will be a common site in the downtown very soon," said Dru Siley, the city's director of planning and development.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Already known as a bike-friendly community, bikeability is about to get even better in Lakewood.
Just in time for National Bike Month, the city’s new bike racks arrived at Lakewood City Hall last week. Already known as a bike-friendly community, bikeability is about to get even better in Lakewood. About 15 U-shaped bike racks and one large bike corral are expected to start popping up on Detroit Avenue soon. The corral, to be stationed on the street in front of the Root Café, is believed to be the first on-street bike parking in the region. The racks on Detroit Avenue — with a price tag of $5,000 for all of them — are just the beginning, said Dru Siley, the city’s director of planning and development. One of the key takeaways from last year’s bike study is that in Lakewood, biking is kind of a big deal. “It’s how people get around,” …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Lakewood's got to be one of the most bike-friendly communities ever. Here are just a few reasons.
Monday, December 5, 2011
Last week, at the city’s planning commission meeting, city officials unveiled a comprehensive plan that paves the way bicycling in Lakewood.
Lakewood has taken another step forward in its goal of becoming a bicycle mecca. Last week, at the city’s planning commission meeting, city officials unveiled a comprehensive plan that paves the way bicycling in Lakewood. Nick Workman and Bryce Sylvester, who both work in the city’s department of planning and development, offered up a presentation highlighting the finding of last month’s 37-page plan highlighting the strengths and weaknesses. The presentation — now headed to city council for review — also offered a new few ideas. The presentation highlighted that biking isn’t just for recreation anymore. In fact, in Lakewood, it’s how many residents get around. A recent traffic count at the intersection of Detroit and Andrews avenues saw …