Bike and community projects proposed for South Memphis inspired by the Netherlands

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 21, 2018 6:52 AM CT | Published: September 19, 2018 8:51 PM CT
<strong>James Mosby finds shade on the side of a building while workers repave parts of Mississippi Boulevard near Walker Avenue in the South City area on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The Big Jump Project advisory committee has presented various new projects for South City, including improving the railroad underpass at Mississippi, traffic calming on Walker, more bike lanes and street improvements throughout the South City area.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

James Mosby finds shade on the side of a building while workers repave parts of Mississippi Boulevard near Walker Avenue in the South City area on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The Big Jump Project advisory committee has presented various new projects for South City, including improving the railroad underpass at Mississippi, traffic calming on Walker, more bike lanes and street improvements throughout the South City area. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

One by one, each Big Jump Project advisory committee member explained the project they want to pursue in South Memphis, based on inspiration from a week spent in the Netherlands in June.

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Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development Nicholas Oyler People for Bikes The Works Inc.
Elle Perry

Elle Perry

The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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