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Edmond hosts celebration in honor of first bike lane

Bike safety

EDMOND, Okla. – The city of Edmond is celebrating its first bike lane with an upcoming celebration this weekend.

Organizers are kicking off the city’s first bike lane with an “Open Streets Event” on Sunday, Nov. 3 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

City leaders say University Dr., just north of Ayers and spanning to Washington St., will be closed to motorists so residents can enjoy the new bike lanes without worrying about traffic.

Clegern St., Wayne St. and Thatcher St. will also be closed at University Dr.

The event kicks off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m., followed by a group ride led by members of the Edmond City Council and the Edmond Bicycle Committee.

Visitors can also enjoy Yoga and Zumba fitness challenges, children’s activities and a Citylink bus demonstration.