Proposed Bike Lane Draft Information

Last week, the Cooper-Young Community Association received a draft of the plans by the City of Memphis for the striping of Cooper Street, which includes changes such as taking Cooper Street to one lane in each direction and the addition of a bicycle lane.  These plans were shared with the community at the July General Meeting and we wanted to make sure we gave all residents an opportunity to review and provide feedback. Based upon the...

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Community generated proposal for bike lanes
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Community generated proposal for bike lanes

By Kyle Wagenschutz There has been a flurry of discussion these past few months about what Cooper Street will look like once bike lanes are installed. Will the bike lanes be wide enough? What will happen to the on-street parking? What happens at the intersections? Not wanting to sit by and let city engineers alone decide the fate of our neighborhood’s first bicycle infrastructure, the staff at Revolutions Community Bicycle Shop began...

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