As a thought experiment, let's choose our top twenty-one miles of bike infrastructure we'd like to see. Cities like Minneapolis are implementing much larger projects. Twenty-one miles is doable (I chose twenty-one instead of twenty because it allows cool Black Jack visuals).
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The great thing about Google Maps is that if you draw a line, you can click on that line and immediately see how long it is. Your game: get to twenty-one without going over. Hit me!
Broad Street from I-95 to Cranston: about 3 miles.
Waterman & Angell: 1.6 miles each.
Hope Street north of Waterman: Just over 2 miles.
Exchange Place into Broadway: Just under 2 miles.
South & North Main Streets: About 3 miles.
Elmwood Avenue from the split with Broad: Just over 2 miles.
Cranston Street from I-95 to the Washington Secondary Bike Path: Just over 2 miles.
Manton Street to connect to Aleppo: 1/2 a mile.
Thurbers from Broad east: 1/2 mile
Potters from Dexter to Eddy: 1 mile.
Olneyville Square: a block, give or take.
I've still got extra capacity left over.
See if your priorities are different. Tell us what your #TopTwentyOne are. #HitMePVD.