Proposed streets where bike lanes could go in downtown Medford.

Medford looking for public input on new bike lanes downtown

MEDFORD, Ore. – The City of Medford is proposing a stand alone bike lane in parts of downtown.

The plan includes using one of the three existing lanes on East Main Street and the Route-99 corridor, which includes Riverside Avenue, Central Avenue and Court Street.

Proposed streets where bike lanes could go in downtown Medford.

The city said it wants to improve walking, biking and rolling access.

Right now, the city is looking for public input on the idea.

They’ll have a virtual open house between now and August, where residents can go on the city’s website to give their input on the project.

If you’d like to take part of the open house, you can click HERE.

According to the city, construction would not likely happen along East Main Street until next year or on Riverside Avenue until 2024 or 2025.

NBC5 News reporter Zachary Larsen grew up in Surprise, Arizona. He graduated from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. At ASU, Zack interned at Arizona Sports 98.7FM and Softball America. During his Junior year, Zack joined the ASU Sports Bureau. He covered the Fiesta Bowl, the Phoenix Open and major basketball tournaments. Zack enjoys working out, creative writing, music, and rooting for his ASU Sun Devils.
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