Detroit Blog: Taking back the streets one bicycle at a time by Karen Dybis
...“Bikes are all about freedom. It's about access. And that's what makes a city great,” Clein said.
Detroit has the room for cyclists, Clein argues. Its major roads, like Michigan Avenue, have a stunning nine lanes. That is because the city once had cable cars and modes of transportation that needed space. Plus, Detroit used to have more than 2 million residents filling its 140 square miles.
Today, the population is around 900,000....