Charlotte among worst in the nation for bicycle-friendly cities, despite progress.

Our executive director, Shannon Binns, was quoted in this article about Charlotte's poor ranking on People for Bikes. 

By Shawn Flynn

“Our bicycle network today does not connect to very many destinations, does not reach everyone equally, does not feel safe to most people and non-recreational bicycle ridership is extremely low. Our score reflects these realities,” said Shannon Binns, executive director of Sustain Charlotte. “The City now has some solid plans in place to make our streets safer for cycling, and if we can turn those plans into reality quickly, our score will improve. This will require continued pressure from residents and continued commitment by City Council Members and city staff to prioritize bicycle safety over moving and parking cars."

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