Providence, Rhode Island, constructed 43 miles of new bikeways under the Great Streets Initiative. An additional 22 miles are planned for construction in 2022.
" For too long we’ve designed our streets for cars and not people. But what we’ve seen for the last couple of years is that we’re reversing that and changing that here in Providence. The enhancements that we’re seeing throughout our streets are going to benefit all of us. "
Jorge Elorza, Mayor
City of Providence
WHAT WAS BUILT IN PROVIDENCE?
The Final Mile program supported the city’s accelerated project construction, allowing city leaders to build 43 miles of new bikeways.
The Transformation of providence's Bike Network
Thanks to the Final Mile program, Providence reached 34% network completion by 2021. The city is dedicated to achieving 47% of its network goal by 2022 by building another 22 miles of bikeways.