After about a year, the Jim Glock bypass, which allows cyclists to ride behind the parking garage to avoid the streetcar tracks, was reopened this week.
The route was closed during construction of the housing complex and retail space in the building.
Tucson’s bike and pedestrian coordinator Ann Chanecka said the dumpster that was blocking the way has been moved and she believes the route will remain open.
Also being completed this week is the frontside of the parking garage. Crews reworked the route that allows cyclists to pass behind the streetcar stop.
Here’s how the route looked when they built it several years ago:
Here’s what it looks like now:
Chanecka said the new configuration allows cyclists to enter the bike lane at a shallower angle.