It wasn't so long ago, the town of Utrecht in The Netherlands was like many you might find here in the United States. It's city center was dominated by infrastructure aimed at facilitating car travel. Whatever it took to get more cars moving faster, they did it. Until, they decided to change.
Watch this Streetfilms video Touring Utrecht's Disappearing Roadways with BicycleDutch and take heart: we can make similar changes here if enough of us ask for it. Sure, it might take a long time. But then again, it might not.
What's the key?
What do you think needs to change in Bend before we decide to build the type of best-in-class bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure you see in this video?
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