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The Congressional Supercommittee is working on a budget deal as their deadline is approaching. The website Politico reported that several of the committee members have been biking together.
“SUPERCOMMITTEE BACKCHANNNEL: SPOTTED, on an hours-long bike ride along the Potomac on Saturday: Supercommittee members Sens. Rob Portman (R) and John Kerry (D), accompanied by … wait for it … Sen. Mark Warner […]
In these days of extreme partisanship, it is rare to see a bill that unanimously passes both the House Of Representatives and the Senate. It is even more amazing when it has something to do with bicycling. Bicyclists seem to be hated. In just the past 2 days I have seen several stories on hit […]
We live in a car centric country and it can be argued that there is no more car-focused city than Los Angeles. Some of the largest highways in the country are in L.A and no city can match the multi-lane, multi-level highway interchanges. I even found a web page dedicated to Los Angeles Freeway Interchanges.
That is […]
Campus police at the University of California at Berkeley have been issuing tickets to bicyclists for $220 apiece. These fines are higher than the fines for motorists for similar violations. The bicyclists have been ticketed for locking a bicycle to a railing rather than a filled bike rack or riding a bicycle through a pedestrian area […]
“You would have loved her” was the phrase written on the sidewalk near the ghost bike set up in memory of Alice Swanson. I didn’t know Alice but was heartbroken over the tragic accident. Those words on the sidewalk inspired me to make a video of the ghost bike. I have written about the traffic accident […]« Previous Entries