Majority of Pittsburghers favor town’s particular cycle routes – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A majority of the Pittsburghers are in favor of the city’s special cycle paths.

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According to a new survey by Lake Research Partners, 71 percent of city dwellers surveyed agreed that “separate cycle paths create more safety and less stress for everyone on the roads”.

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The survey also shows that 80 percent of respondents believe that the city “needs to offer safe alternatives to driving, such as public transport, cycling and walking”. Seventy-two percent also agreed that the coronavirus pandemic “has exacerbated the importance of having safe spaces for walking, cycling, and traveling around the city.”

“Pittsburghers share a concern for safety and believe that creating safer transportation options, including improvements in cycling and local transportation, is good for the city’s businesses and workers,” said Scott Bricker, Executive Director of BikePGH.

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You can read the full results of the survey here.

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