New bike lanes, biker-right-of-way signals and bike parking helped the city obtain its ranking.
About 20 miles south of San Francisco in Belmont, bikers are a less common sight. However, Belmont has worked to make the city more biker-friendly, including adding increased bicycle access especially near the Highway 101 and Ralston Avenue interchange. The new bike/pedestrian bridge known as opened last fall and not only connects the Sterling Downs neighborhood to the Belmont Sports Complex, it gives recreational and commuter cyclists a safe route to more extensive bike trails and workplaces in Redwood Shores and beyond.
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