Navigating the Peanut
His solution is to have access cuts in the peanut, sort of like street corners have now, which will allow for not only bicycles, but for baby strollers and wheelchairs.
He sent his suggestion to the county.
Joan Shen, head of the Traffic Engineering Division of Miami-Dade County Public Works and Waste Management has agreed that it is a good idea. She says the concept shown is a work in progress and that changes can easily accommodate the bicyclists and others using wheels. "Existing conditions do not reflect the final project design. Once at the roundabout, all legs will have crosswalks for pedestrians and cyclists," says Joan.
It's now in the hands of the City of Miami.
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