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LIVABLESTREETS.com touts Miami’s Community Cyclovia

Bike Miami Days is featured on the Livable Streets Network this week in an article entitled, “Florida’s Ciclovias and Potential for Transformation of the Right-of-Way “. Read the entire article and learn more about the Livable Streets Initiative HERE.

 Bike Miami Days has received national attention and has been held more than five times since its inception in November 2008.  As with Bogota, Miami’s event was the mayor’s idea and is coordinated through Mayor Manny Diaz’s Office.  On designated [Sundays], crowds of cyclists and pedestrians flood the streets of downtown Miami…  Music, food, and basic bicycle mechanic lessons are available for all participants.  The event itself is free, provides a forum for community interaction, gets people outside and exercising, and provides much needed visitation and an economic boost for local businesses on what might otherwise be a quiet day downtown.

(ARCHIVES) Familes Riding Their Bicycle Together Through Downtown

Families come out for BMD 12-14-08BIKE MIAMI DAYS is proud to share another story about residents who came out to explore their city in a new way – contributed by our friend, Jennifer Lane, from ELEVATE Miami - Familes Riding Their Bicycle Together Through Downtown

Two families rode their bicycles, side by side, down the middle of Flagler Street, high risers engulfing them and no cars near them. The families were celebrating Bike Miami Day on December 14, 2008.

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