The shift in Michigan toward a bike commuting culture

While cities like Traverse City or Marquette are held up as bicyclists' paradises, there's a lot of movement toward biking in the traditionally auto-bound cities in southern Michigan, too.

Excerpt: For a place that calls itself the Motor City, there was a whole lot of non-motoring going on in Detroit this summer.

Every day of the week, a cyclist could join a group riding for fun or fitness. The more serious can ride to work or run errands on the city’s 40 miles of dedicated bike lanes (70 more due to be completed soon). Bicycle-based businesses like Detroit Bikes, Shinola, The Hub and Wheelhouse Detroit are thriving.

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Source: Bridge Magazine
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