Thursday, April 29, 2010
Cyclists in Charlotte County pressure officials to commit to bike safety
Florida Weekly--April 22, 2010
BY KITTY CAYO
Charlotte County was rated the most dangerous place for pedestrians in Florida. City Councilman Don McCormick met with the Peace River Riders last week to get them up to speed on the design of Punta Gorda’s Ring-Around-The-City project.
But the local cycling club says it's more concerned with safety than aesthetics. In 2007 and 2008, the lives of nine Charlotte County pedestrians and two cyclists were claimed by roadside accidents. Click here to read the full story.
Kudos to the Peace River Riders for their advocacy to improve biking in Charlotte County!