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Houston’s Plan to Make “Bicycle Interstates” Out of Its Utility Network

Washington, DC – July 29, 2014 – Long lanes of grass alongside power lines are almost as ubiquitous in Houston as highways. There are roughly 500 miles of high-voltage utility rights-of-way criss-crossing the city, and they’re mostly just dead spaces, forming weedy barriers between neighborhoods. What could the city do if it repurposed these underused spaces? Inspired by an […]

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