Restaurant Revenues Jump After Bike Lanes Added

“In its new incarnation it still had four lanes, one in each direction for cars, and one for bicycles. “It was the first ‘road diet’ of its kind in Fort Worth, and has been a genuine success,” Kevin Buchanan, a local musician and author of the Fort Worthology blog, told me.

The best measure of this success was in the bottom line: after the road was rearranged, restaurant revenues along the street went up a combined total of 179 percent. “

http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/12/bike-lanes-increase-small-business-revenue/

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