• Breathtaking Bike Infrastructure: Minnesota’s Martin Olav Sabo Bridge

    by  • August 19, 2011 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Engineering, Transportation Trails • 0 Comments

    The first cable-stayed bridge of any kind in the state, the Martin Olav Sabo Bridge in Minneapolis is breathtaking, even to the people who have been riding it for years. It provides a safe, continuous crossing and offers up a glorious view of the downtown skyline. The sleek Hiawatha light rail line runs beneath it, and there are benches to sit on and take everything in. Check out this film:



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    James Wilson is the executive director of Bike Delaware. He is a member of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (by whom he was named the 2014 Professional of the Year, Nonprofit Sector), the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Delaware Bicycle Council. He serves on the board of directors of Delaware Greenways and as the co-chair of the policy committee of the Advisory Council on Walkability and Pedestrian Awareness. He holds engineering degrees from Yale University and the University of Texas at Austin and is the only registered lobbyist for cycling and walking in Delaware. He helped create, and continues to lead Bike Delaware's participation in, the Walkable Bikeable Delaware campaign. During his tenure as Bike Delaware's executive director, Delaware advanced in the national Bicycle Friendly State rankings for five years in a row, farther and faster than any other state, ever. Delaware is now officially ranked as the #3 Bicycle Friendly State in America.

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