(by Michael Andersen, People for Bikes)
A vision of grand transformation isn't the only way to improve a city. But it certainly can help.
Sustain Charlotte, a group pushing for a new east-west protected bike lane through Uptown in North Carolina's largest city, has no shortage of vision.
"When I travel and people find out I’m from Charlotte I want their first response to be, 'Oh? Do you ride your bike everywhere!?'" bicycle program director Jordan Moore wrote last week in the Charlotte Agenda.
"In my mind, I see Charlotte being a city of people on bicycles," he told WSOC-TV this week. "It is the Copenhagen of the South."
Sustain Charlotte has prepared a petition, hashtag campaign and video series about Charlotte residents who get around by bike. Here's Charles Langston, who gets to work and college by bike:
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