Miami Could Learn a Lot from Bordeaux!
Melissa Hege, AICP of South Florida-based Melissa Hege City Planning LLC. takes a trip to Bordeaux, France and highlights what Miami can learn from this city when it comes to embracing multimodal transportation initiatives.
Article from Melissahege.com
Back in July, my hubby and I booked a last minute trip to France in anticipation of our new baby and the imminent halt on our wanderlust. Kudos to my girlfriend who suggested the trip- a wine tour in the hills of Bordeaux! She booked a lovely B&B on the outskirts of the city, and we rendezvoused at Bordeaux’s newest gem–the Cite du Vin–a museum dedicated to wine.
Here’s a town that bustles with activity.
And this mayor is just killing it! Work your way into town and discover a host of hip and sleek ways to get around. Transportation options that would make Portland jealous. Example one–bike share. Now these bikes are cool. A low profile storage system preserves the beauty of the pavement pattern.