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Hampton Park's Bike Lane

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Can we say it's about freaking time? It's been decades since people around Hampton Park started asking for a bike lane. Really, it's never made sense for Mary Murray Drive to have two lanes for cars when the street rarely sees more than a handful of vehicles at a time. This summer, after some fussing and feuding among the park's neighbors (some of whom worried that taking away a car lane would increase traffic), the Charleston City Council finally approved the plan. By winter, the inside lane was quickly converted into a five-foot bike lane and a three-foot pedestrian path. Residents are already making good use of it.
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