Ravenstahl calls for more bike racks

Friday, January 23, 2009
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In an effort to encourage the construction of bike racks, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl yesterday proposed legislation that would allow businesses to install any number of racks on a given stretch of city sidewalk after payment of a $25 permit fee and a City Planning Department review.

“It’s important that we show residents and our bicycle community that we are serious about Pittsburgh’s role as a bike-friendly and green city,” Mr. Ravenstahl said in a news release.

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