Tag Archives: Memphis cycling
Overton Park Bike Plaza

Building a Bike Gateway, Part 6

Missed our earlier installments?  Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 It’s happening!  Work started today on the site of the new bicycle and pedestrian plaza at Overton Park, and you’ll continue to see movement at the intersection of Sam Cooper Blvd. and East Parkway for the next couple of months. The first step is […]

Part of the Bike Gate arch

Building a Bike Gateway, Part 3

Missed our earlier installments?  Catch Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. Bike Gate is getting 33% more awesome. As Tylur French has continued working on the new bike sculpture that will welcome cyclists and pedestrians into Overton Park, he realized the arch could benefit from more bikes.  Originally, he collected 200 bikes from cyclists […]

Tylur French & Naomi Van Tol

Building a Bike Gateway, Part 2

Follow along as Overton Park Conservancy and our community partners work to build a bicycle-pedestrian connection at the Sam Cooper/East Parkway entrance to the park.  Part 1 is here. When we last checked in with Tylur French, he was collecting bikes for the sculpture that will soon greet visitors to the East Parkway entrance of […]

Concept for Bicycle Plaza

Building a Bike Gateway, Part 1

Follow along as Overton Park Conservancy and our community partners work to build a bicycle-pedestrian connection at the Sam Cooper/East Parkway entrance to the park. When people drive down Sam Cooper Blvd. and turn onto East Parkway, they know they’ve found Overton Park–there’s a large sign at the end of the street that tells them […]