The Big Jump: Making Bicycles a Part of Daily Life in Memphis

Apart from recreation and exercise, Oyler says, biking can play an important role in the city's transportation network. "In a city where a quarter of the people are living below the poverty line and might not have access to a car, biking isn't just a fad or exercise, it's how they get around, how they do their daily life."

There are lots of big plans and innovative projects underway to help bicycling to become a part of "doing daily life" for many more Memphians — and in areas where safe bike facilities could really make a difference.

Read the full article at The Memphis Flyer.