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Overland Park Approves Money for Bike Lane Construction

We're not totally sure what the Overland Park bike lanes will look like, but these here in Melbourne, Australia seem nice. (Image credit: Barrylb via

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Overland Park officials have approved spending $27 million over several years to install 165 miles of bicycle lanes throughout the city. The council voted Monday to implement a plan that will be constructed gradually along with street resurfacing and other reconstruction projects. The Kansas City Star reports supporters of the plan said more people are riding bikes and proper infrastructure was needed to improve safety for cyclists and vehicle drivers. Only council member Terry Goodman voted against the plan. He said he supports cycling but thought the money could be better spent on repairing streets and hiring more public safety officers. Some council members noted that funding would be approved as each project came before the council, and the project could be stopped at any time.


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