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Florida county bans bicycles on connector road

Here we go again.

Manatee County, FL, officials have banned bicycles from 1.9-mile-long Hidden Valley Trail. The two-lane road is a low-traffic, east-west connection that’s a popular link used by bicyclists.

A brief history of bicycle advocacy shows that bicycle bans don’t stick. Just ask officials in Black Hawk, CO (“Victory! Colorado Supreme Court …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/09/08/florida-county-bans-bicycles-on-connector-road/

Missouri legislator goes ahead and files bike ban bill – HB 672

Missouri Rep. Bart Korman has gone ahead and filed his bicycle ban bill that we wrote about earlier this week: “Proposal for bicycle ban raised in Missouri.”

Korman filed House Bill 672 on Wednesday. It prohibits bicycle use on state roads when there is a state-operated bike path or trail running generally parallel and within …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/02/21/missouri-legislator-goes-ahead-and-files-bike-ban-bill-hb-672/

Proposal for bicycle ban raised in Missouri

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.

The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/02/19/proposal-for-bicycle-ban-raised-in-missouri/

Victory! Colorado Supreme Court overturns Black Hawk bicycle ban

Sometimes it’s worth fighting that ticket all the way to the Supreme Court.

Three Colorado bicyclists, supported by the advocacy group Bicycle Colorado, learned that on Monday.

Not only were their tickets thrown out, but a local law that might have had dire consequences as a precedent against bicyclists’ rights also was thrown out.

The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/02/04/victory-colorado-supreme-court-overturns-black-hawk-bicycle-ban/