In the lead up to the City Council vote to create a cycle track on Shoreline, opponents to the track (or proponents of parking) made it seem like this was some decision that was made on the fly. As though the City was looking for some place to put a cycle track and decided overnight that Shoreline would be the perfect place to do it. Turns out the idea for a dedicated “cycle track” of sorts had been proposed waaaayyyy back in 1974.
Here’s the awesome cover for the 1974 bicycle master plan:
And here’s the relevant section from the plan:
It only took 40 years to accomplish, but well done 1974 Bicycle Task Force members, for being well ahead of your time.