PG: New path along Washington Boulevard meant to keep cyclists, pedestrians safe

A person on a bicycle rides in the new green painted path on Washington Blvd at Negley Run

New connections to Highland Park and the Bud Harris Cycling Oval

A busy Pittsburgh road known for its deadly flooding history has a new safety feature, only this time it’s not gates to close the road but a smooth pathway to keep pedestrians and cyclists separated from speeding traffic.

A new shared path runs along Washington Boulevard for a half-mile stretch from the existing Negley Run Boulevard bike lane to the Bud Harris Cycling Track, a paved cycling oval just beyond the city’s Zone 5 police building.

Check out the full article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette