See update: Feb. 21, 2013 — Missouri legislator goes ahead and files bike ban bill
Here we are, less than two weeks after the Colorado Supreme Court overturned a bicycle ban in the town of Black Hawk, and the issue of banning bicycles from the roadway is back again — this time in Missouri.
Thanks to all those bicyclists who are heading to Olympia today for Transportation Advocacy Day.
One bicycle-friendly Senate bill that’s on tap for a hearing Tuesday would make it legal for motorists to cross over a double-yellow line to give safe passage to bicyclists or pedestrians. The bill defines safe passage as a 3-foot gap.
President Obama’s choice of REI CEO Sally Jewell as his nomination for Secretary of the Interior should be good news for bicycling.
If approved by Congress, the top exec of the Kent, Washington-based company will head up the department that oversees the National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management. Bicycling issues — especially regarding …
It’s pretty obvious that the LAPD motorcycle cop in this video either doesn’t know the traffic laws regarding bicycles, or simply chooses not to refer to them.
The cop is filmed on a Venice bicycle path giving a speeding ticket to a bicyclist who minutes earlier had complained that the policeman’s motorcycle was blocking the path. The bicyclist is identified by NBCLosAngeles.com as Peter Jackson, 34, of Venice.
Jackson argues with the policeman, who tells him on camera: “The reason why I’m going to write you for unsafe speed is because you are arguing with me….”