Search Results for: 'Cyclists should be shot'

‘Cyclists should be shot’

So says former mayor of Madison Wisconsin Paul Soglin on his blog: The bicyclists who braved the week’s second storm should be taken out and shot. Spare them and the poor driver, when they skid on treacherous streets and slide under the wheels of a truck delivering fresh vegetables. A post like that in a read more »

Voters, cyclists, Devil’s Slide, and more

I hope you’re having a wonderful Thursday. Busy day at the office so I’ll blast these tidbits out and hope somebody can find something useful from them.

Close Santa Cruz Highway 9 for cyclists only?

California State Route 9 is the main route for the small mountain communities that dot the San Lorenzo River valley in Santa Cruz County. This narrow, twisty two lane route also is a favorite for local road cyclists. The Street Smarts Santa Cruz column in the Sentinel printed this proposal for Highway 9.

Don’t honk at cyclists, Bro

Whenever I ask non-cyclists not to honk at cyclists, they often react with surprise. “I sometimes honk to let you know I’m behind you!” they explain.

Kalamazoo: My reaction, press reaction, your reaction

Last night’s tragic news of a five people killed by a maniac behind the wheels of a Chevy pickup truck on a rural road north of Kalamazoo, Michigan continues to dominate social media. County attorney Jeff Getting and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder expressed their condolences and promised to fully investigate and prosecute the 50-year-old man read more »

New California environmental regs will (hopefully) boost active transportation

Changes to the transportation analysis guidelines specified in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) should ease approval of infill and urban development, but may result in challenges for local governments that depend on Level of Service mitigation requirements to fund their road infrastructure projects. TL;DR Summary Under current California environmental law, if a project creates read more »