In 1902 the Seattle Times said, “Probably [in] no city in the United States is there a system of bicycle paths so excellently conceived, so well constructed and kept constantly in as good repair as are those in and around the city of Seattle”.
For a sad overview of how we got here, read Knute Berger’s Crosscut series. This quote was from today’s installment.
We can not say the same today. We’ve got a long way to go.. . So far, in fact, when I look at this photo from the article, I can’t help thinking, “is that woman texting?!”