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Monday, November 17, 2008

The Veterans' Bridge Bike Path

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The map above, a detail of the Portland Bike Route Map, shows how the Veterans' Bridge Bike Path (in light green) could connect to bike routes on either side of the Fore River. This project would also be a great opportunity to improve the terrible intersection of St. John and Commercial Streets with the Fore River Parkway, in the West End.

And here's what it should look like: wide, separated from traffic, and full of bikes and pedestrians [image from NYC's Transportation Alternatives]:

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