It was announced this week that a six-kilometre bicycle lane will link La Laguna and Tacoronte parallel to the main road to the north of Tenerife, and a route that will also increase the size of the pavements, so that people can walk from La Laguna to El Sauzal, and a journey that encompasses a total of 11.3 kilometres.
The Director of the project, Andres Gutierrez, explained at a press conference that the goal is a road that link homes and shops that will accessible to all users, and safe and functional for pedestrians and cyclists between San Benito and the Institute of Los Naranjeros.
The Government of Tenerife has budgeted 29.3 million euros, and this project will be carried out over the next three years, and be completed in phases. The first phase will begin with the construction of the pavement between La Laguna and Los Naranjeros in Tacoronte.
The bike lane, which will be between two and three metres wide, will run through an area with very low average slopes, and as it passes through Tacoronte, it will separate from the road and enter a forest area, but no trees will be cut down.
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