RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Bicyclists in North Carolina's capital city have reason to cheer.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Saturday that several initiatives are on track to make it easier to pedal around the capital.
The city is adding bike lanes to more stretches of road is waiting on a $150,000 matching grant to do more. A bicycle-sharing program is expected to be available in the next few months.
Raleigh is not among the handful of North Carolina cities recognized by the nonprofit League of American Bicyclists as a bike-friendly community. Cary, Carrboro, Charlotte and Greensboro all have that honor.
A pedestrian and bicycling committee was created last year to advise the City Council on making roads easier to navigate by foot and bike.
Information from: The News & Observer
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