The goal of this site is to provide information about the bike lanes on Madison Avenue in Memphis, TN., as welll as the businesses that line and occupy the street along the new lanes. These local business need and want your patronage, so stop by and say hello!
Paving on Madison is just about completed. Striping has begun on center turn lanes. The actual bike lanes should be striped by Thanksgiving weekend 2011. At that time Madison Avenue will become a two lane street with a continuous center turn lane and and bike lanes adjacent to the traffic lanes. Parking will be allowed on both sides of Madison. Some places, such as Overton Square, will have new on street parking. Other places on Madison will have the same parking as before.
The new lanes will run from Cooper Street to Watkins. Check out the additional pages with pictures and drawings of how the new bike lanes willl look before they are finished.
Check back to the announcements page to find out when the lanes will open and how businesses hope to incorporate the new lanes into their business plans.