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With helmets in hand, a cadre of local bicyclist s gathered in the Sixteen Acres neighborhood on Monday to celebrate the official opening of the first bicycle lanes in Springfield.
The bicycle lane adds to the overall quality of life here in Springfield and gives us a suburban flair.
These are important to the community, whether its for travel or leisure.
I live here, work here and play here, and I know that amenities like bicycle lanes bring increased value to the community and the city as a whole.
To have designated bicycle lanes in place shows that there is an active community of cyclists living here and that we are concerned about their safety.