"Our main focus is to create a parish-wide network of off-road trails to provide connectivity to our parks as well as allowing safe travel for bicyclists and pedestrians in dangerous, high traffic areas," Richard said. "The 250 miles of trail will supplement the off-road trails we have constructed in recent years or that are currently in the planning stage, such as the health loop that will connect Bluebonnet, Siegen, Essen and Perkins Road, the trail funded by a federal grant to connect Southern University to Downtown Baton Rouge and the trail that will connect Perkins Road Community Park to the Lakes area, among others." … [Read more...] about ‘Master plan’ for East Baton Rouge envisions 100 miles of bike lanes, 250 miles of off-road paths
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Last year, the Metro Council adopted a Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan that recommends installing more than 100 miles of marked bicycle lanes and another 250 miles of off-road bike paths and walking trails across the parish. The nearly 400-page document also offers suggestions on how to secure federal funding to carry out the projects. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus has made drive-thrus more common. Should they start serving cyclists, pedestrians?
"I'm actually feeling a lot better," Thomas said Nov. 2. "I mean, it's really a week-to-week thing. I'm feeling much better each week. I'm getting better each week. Really, it was just coming back in the summer, I was just really winded. My breathing wasn't really good, coming back, coming from COVID, just really affecting me. Really rough for me. And then I was starting to make a little bit of progress and got strep, which put me back even more. So I'm really feeling good now. Each week, I'm getting ... a lot of good days and a lot of good weeks that I'm making progress every week." … [Read more...] about Clemson’s Xavier Thomas reveals 2021 NFL Draft decision
Thomas was suspended for the first quarter of Clemson's national title game vs. LSU in January. He told Clemson247 following the game it was due to a "team disciplinary issue." He also missed three regular season games (Louisville, Boston College, Wofford) due to a concussion. … [Read more...] about Clemson DE Xavier Thomas ‘a little ahead’ in recovery schedule
The rest of the Republicans in our delegation misjudged the moment and the imperative to stand with voters. Sen. John Kennedy, and Reps. Garret Graves, Mike Johnson, and Steve Scalise all sided with Trump in voting to reject the election results. It was a show of cowardice, which reflects poorly on them and our state. … [Read more...] about Our Views: The future beckons, but the political parties have to sort it out