02 July 2013 : “Cities Where it’s Good to Pedal!”

I took this picture this afternoon while walking from the Boudeau’s to the InterMarché, the large grocery store/department store near their house (think Fred Meyer in terms of variety). It shows the construction taking place for a bike lane. Bikes in Nantes

But this is not just an ordinary bike lane.

“This is not just an ordinary bike lane?”

This is a laser bike lane.

“This is a laser bike lane?”

At least Scott is laughing… I hope.

Nantes is redesigning many of its roads to accommodate bicycles and is doing it in a way that is quite smart. I mean, I give credit to Seattle for the work it’s doing but it’s nothing like Nantes, what with its raised bike lanes and pavement.

Learn more here.

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