Already a popular tourist attraction, the River-walk is now more bicycle friendly: a 15-mile multi-use path stretching from Bibb City north of Columbus to Fort Benning along the Chattahoochee River. The ability to accommodate cyc-lists downtown will augment the city’s reputation for recreational sports. Augusta will use T-SPLOST funds for 19 projects to build multi-use paths, enhancing its sports tourism reputation.
Land use will drive smart growth in Georgia’s future. But on a grassroots level, there is evidence that a rising number of Georgians do want options, and one in particular is gaining traction: bicycles.
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