Miami Bike Bridge Proposed

After four crashes that led to deaths of four cyclists riding the Rickenbacker Causeway, a new bike bridge has been proposed in Miami.

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March 25, 2017, 5:00 AM PDT

By Casey Brazeal @northandclark


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An exhibit in the Coral Gables Museum proposes a pedestrian and cyclist bridge in an exhibit called, "Plan Z for Miami."

"The existing Rickenbacker Causeway has seen four fatal cycling accidents since 2006, spurring many cyclists to push for better bike lanes and barriers to protect them from the high-speed traffic on the bridge," Lauren Lloyd reports for Architects Newspaper.

The bridge would run from Miami to nearby Virginia Key and Key Biscayne. "The project has already garnered a decent amount of positive attention from the community, according to the architect, and they will continue to show the plans to the public to rally further support while the project is in review for potential funding," Lloyd reports.

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