Is Tacoma a bike-friendly city?
On North Yakima Avenue and other sections of the city, work is underway to fashion a piece of the “bike boulevard” that eventually will stretch from South 96th Street on South Park Avenue, across downtown, past Wright Park to North 26th Street and all the way west to Pearl Street, mostly on North Yakima and 24th streets.
Bike boulevards are low-speed streets that are optimized for bicycle traffic. Tacoma’s Mobility Master Plan includes transportation options that are designed to allow for reduced risk of conflict between fast-moving cars and slower and smaller bicycles and pedestrians. …