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After being hit hard by the national housing crisis, the city of Lancaster in California, was looking for ways to grow. With the newly built Lancaster Boulevard, the city now draws thousands to new shops, bolstering economic growth and prosperity.

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  1. Why do urban planners keep ignoring bicycles?!! This sounded like the perfect community to bring residents into the walkable downtown from the more sprawling neighbourhoods by bike.

  2. I wasn’t implying that talking about walking meant you were ignoring bikes. In fact, my comment was mostly directed towards the plan/before & afters that were included in the linked article. I realize now my comment above did not make that clear – sorry for any confusion caused.