The Fairfax County Department of Transportation is looking for locals to share their thoughts about proposed Reston bicycle lanes tonight.
County officials are scheduled to hold a community meeting to gauge the public’s thoughts about bike lanes in four locations around the community before several local roadways are repaved. Locals can share other ideas about ways to improve safety for traffic, bicyclists and pedestrians, too, according to the county.
The streets that are under review for potential new bike lanes are:
- Glade Drive, from Glade Bank Way to Twin Branches Road.
- Twin Branches Road, from Lawyers Road to South Lakes Drive.
- Colts Neck Road, from Reston Parkway to Sunrise Valley Drive.
- North Shore Drive, from Ring Road to Oak Spring Way.
Many Reston residents already have spoken out with their thoughts on the proposal, on Reston Now.
Several said adding bike lanes to Glade Drive would be a bad idea, as the road is already too narrow with on-street parking on both sides of the road.
Similar feelings were expressed about North Shore Drive, where many residents said plentiful parking was more crucial than bike lanes. The commenters said they feel the street is too narrow to accommodate both.
The meeting is set to take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m in the cafeteria at Terreset Elementary (11411 Ridge Heights Road).
Read more about the proposed paving and bike lanes on the Fairfax County website.
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