Plaza Midwood honors fallen cyclist, rallies for change

(by Xavier Walton, NBC Charlotte.

Days after a bicyclist was hit and killed in Plaza Midwood, family and friends joined hands at a vigil remembering the cyclist who was killed. The community is also asking for "change" to an infamous intersection.

After the latest accident, many living in the Plaza Midwoood community say Parkwood Avenue is dangerous. That's why local groups want wider sidewalks and are going to ask the City of Charlotte for bike lanes along this road.

"It's time we made this safe for everyone, especially those who don't have a car," said [Sustain Charlotte Bicycle Program Director Jordan] Moore.

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