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Protected Bike Lanes Double in U.S. Cities’ Bid for Youth

U.S. cities trying to attract young residents and the businesses that hire them are increasingly finding magic in the bike lane.

With more people pedaling for transportation and recreation, lanes separated from traffic by poles, curbs or other barriers have almost doubled since 2011 and may again by 2016, according to PeopleForBikes, a Colorado advocacy group that tallies them.