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Why were Tower Grove Ave bike lanes removed?

The recent removal of bike lanes from Tower Grove Avenue has caused a lot of concern in the cycling community (see previous story). Why did the City abandon bicycle infrastructure on the City’s busiest cycling route?  Read below for the

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave

Bike lanes removed on Tower Grove Avenue

The bike lanes on southbound Tower Grove Avenue at Vandeventer have recently been removed. This short stretch of bike lanes was installed in August 2013 and was repainted several times since.  It is broadly appreciated by cyclists for helping guide them

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave, Uncategorized

I Crashed on Tower Grove Avenue

I crashed my bike Friday evening (4/29/16) on Tower Grove Avenue – a rock and pothole in the bike lane launched me over my handlebars, landed me in the ER, and caused hundreds of dollars in damage to my bike

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Infrastructure Review, Tower Grove Ave

SafeTGA Ride: Music Concert in North St. Louis

For the second year we’re hosting a ride to a free concert in North St. Louis – come join us! Thursday July 16 we’ll be riding from South City to North St. Louis for the Whitaker Urban Evening Series — a free summer

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Infrastructure Review

Traffic problems at Tower Grove Avenue and Magnolia

Update 7/1/15: Shortly after we posted this the City installed bollards on Tower Grove Ave at Magnolia.

Posted in Infrastructure Review, Tower Grove Ave

Save Tower Grove Avenue: We did it!

We did it!  Buffered bike lanes were painted on Tower Grove Avenue last week!  Cyclists on St. Louis’ busiest bike route will now have dedicated lanes when Kingshighway closes in a few weeks. Update: The new Tower Grove Ave bike

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave

SafeTGA: A Big Win

A big win for bike lanes on Tower Grove Avenue! Earlier this week residents of the Shaw neighborhood voted overwhelmingly to support buffered bike lanes on Tower Grove Avenue before Kingshighway closes. Alderman Conway then pledged to support the neighborhood’s

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave

Statement from Alderman Conway: Bike Lanes on Tower Grove Ave

Below is a letter posted 2/28/16 on Nextdoor by Alderman Conway.

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave

Bike Lanes on Tower Grove Avenue: The Home Stretch

Update 2/28/15: Read Alderman Conway’s statement about bike lanes on Tower Grove Ave. The last month has seen significant progress regarding bike lanes on Tower Grove Avenue: a key Alderman has shifted his position on the issue, and an upcoming

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave

Save Tower Grove Ave: A Neighborhood Meeting

Update: Slides from the January 26 Southwest Garden Neighborhood Association meeting described below are here. Below is an update which was posted to the Save Tower Grove Avenue petition page about an upcoming neighborhood association meeting.  Please join us if you

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave