Some merchants say bike lanes on Franklin Street are hurting their businesses

Chris Jordan, who runs the Tin Cup Joes coffee stand, says drivers are avoiding Franklin St. because they’re confused by the bike lanes. (Anthony DeHart / Carolina Connection)

Business owners on West Franklin Street are concerned that new bike lanes – originally a pandemic era adaptation – are cutting into their business.

Anthony DeHart takes us through the winding lanes of this ongoing issue…


    • That would have to be a very magical person. Our” outgoing mayor” and her commission peers have put Chapel Hill in a precarious situation. Too many new concrete apartments and roads that can’t handle what has been built and approved. Roads will be terminally gridlocked and bicycles might be the only short trip option to travel

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