Long Beach investment in bike culture boosting business
By Kelsey Duckett, Staff Writer
Posted: 08/11/2012 03:40:53 PM PDT
Updated: 08/13/2012 09:22:34 AM PDT
Over the past five years, Long Beach has invested more than $20 million from state and federal grants in its bicycle infrastructure.
The city has installed more than 130 miles of bike roadways, established protected bike lanes on major commuter thoroughfares, created bike boulevards to provide safer routes, and installed 1,300 new bike racks.
City officials say that investment is starting to pay off in the business community.
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