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Equality for cyclists

Should we repeal “Far To the Right” laws that apply only to cyclists? Early this year, the U.S. League of American Bicyclists adopted an “EQUALITY” statement, adding this as a sixth E to the traditional “Five Es” (engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement & evaluation/planning) in which bicycle friendliness is evaluated. The League’s policy is to promote read more »

Veggies Tales: Gated Community

Happy Sunday. It’s time for my weekly homily. Anthony has been hosting an online book club discussion of Dr Jason Henderson’s book Street Fight, on the history of transportation politics in San Francisco. Last week’s discussion centered on the three broad ideologies that inform the views of mobility politics in San Francisco. According to Henderson, read more »

Joe Simitian To Outlaw Pandas

California 11th Senate District Senator Joe Simitian from San Mateo County, California, could outlaw certain so-called “Panda Portraits” with Senate Bill 1310, which would ban the use of electronic wireless communication devices while riding a bicycle.

Mississippi passes 3 foot passing law

Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour signed SB 3014 — “The John Paul Frerer Bicycle Safety Act” — this week. This “Bicycle Safety Law” includes a “three foot” passing requirement and other important changes to Mississippi law. Mississippi also joins the 41 states with discriminatory “Far to the Right” laws on the books.