Forbes Ave photo campaign: Let the City know they are on the right track

The path to a safer Fifth/Forbes IS BECOMING CLEAR

Brand new bike lanes have been recently striped in both directions on Forbes from Bigelow Boulevard to Craig Street, as well as on Bigelow Boulevard between Fifth and Forbes.

But, this is only phase I of III. We need to keep this positive momentum rolling to complete second phase of the network in 2018. So please join us in thanking the City so they know they are on the right track.

Share the love

Over the course of the next few weeks, use Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to show your Oakland bike lane love. Bonus points if you include a picture of yourself or your friends riding in the new bike lanes.

Be sure to tag Mayor Bill Peduto and Councilman Dan Gilman  in your post. Add hashtag #SafeFifthForbesNow and any other hashtag or emojis that shows your love and appreciation for these safety improvements. Here’s who to tag in your next post:

Facebook
@billpeduto, @pghdistrict8

Twitter
@billpeduto, @danielgilman, @BikePedPGH

Instagram
@billpeduto, @pghdistrict8

Extra Credit for tagging OTMA and PennDOT.

Here’s a great example post:

New protected bike lanes on Forbes and Bigelow between Fifth/Forbes! Thank you @billpeduto, @bikepgh, @kristin_gram, @pennsylvaniadot While it’s a welcome sign for cyclists in Pittsburgh, these lanes came two years too late for Susan Hicks. Let’s remove some parking and see 25 miles of protected lanes in the next year. Or more. #safefifthforbesnow #rememberingsusanhicks

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