Biking in the Motor City: How Detroit is Returning to its Roots

Detroit is moving away from its focus of investing solely in automobile infrastructure. The city is now turning towards bicycle infrastructure as a means of appealing to a different demographic, one that seeks alternatives to the car.

Meg Mulhall describes the surprising growth of bicycle infrastructure in Detroit. The city, known for its car culture, is taking a different path moving forward as it seeks to expand alternatives to the automobile. Bike lanes and bike paths are an important factor in the Detroit Future City plan that was released this year. 

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