Any Minute Now…
Three exciting bike infrastructure projects are in the works and should be installed any day now. All three of these projects will be installed in Pittsburgh’s east end neighborhoods, and the Northside will be getting some additional infrastructure soon as well.
If you want to be a part of the growing group of residents and riders advocating for better biking and walking infrastructure in the city’s western and southern neighborhoods, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Penn Avenue Protected Lane Extension
As promised, the Penn Avenue protected bike lane will be inching its way closer to Point State Park. Soon the lane – currently running from 16th Street to 6th Street – will be extended two blocks to Stanwix Street. This will be a continuation of the existing two-way protected cycletrack in the exact same style. The lane was first installed right around this time last year.
40th Street Climbing Lane
A buffered bike lane will be installed on the uphill side (next to Arsenal Park) of 40th Street between Butler Street and Penn Avenue in Lawrenceville. On the downhill side sharrows will be added.
Thanks to all of you who came to talk about this project during the public meeting in Lawrenceville!
Oakland Bike Lanes
The proposed plan for adding bike lanes in Oakland has received a great deal of news coverage in the past few months and has received a robust public process. It is expected that these lanes will be installed sometime this month (September 2015).
The project includes the addition of many sharrows (shared lane markings) and a protected bike lane with bollards along Bayard Street.
We’re taking over PNC Park on Tuesday, September 15th for Bike(PGH) to the Ballgame. Don’t miss the first-ever free BikePGH bike valet at the ballpark. Use promo code BIKE or the one provided to you by your bike shop.