Akron Beacon Journal: $127,000 Knight grant will fund ‘bicycle grid’ plan across Akron

Akron Beacon Journal covers Akron’s move to prioritize bikeability and connectivity for all.

“We are consistently hearing from residents about the need for more and better cycling infrastructure…[this investment] will allow us to better serve and connect all our Akron neighborhoods by accommodating diverse forms of transportation and encouraging more equitable access to public space.” – James Hardy, Mayor Horrigan’s chief of staff and the new deputy mayor for the City of Akron’s Office of Integrated Development in discussing a Knight Foundation grant that aims to connect existing and new biking infrastructure.