Tag Archive: Georgia

2,000 more miles of U.S. Bicycle Routes added in 6 states

The U.S. Bicycle Route Network continues to grow. Now standing at 11,053 miles, it is one-fifth of the way to achieving its goal of 50,000 miles of signed bicycle routes in the U.S.

The latest growth spurt came after the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials approved 2,141 miles of new routes in …

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Georgia legislators abandon bike registration-license plate bill

That didn’t take long.

Three state legislators from northern Georgia say they will withdraw their bill — HB 689 — that would have required bicycle registration, license plates and new rules of the road for bicyclists.

The three — Republicans Carl Rogers, Lee Hawkins, and Emory Dunahoo — from the Gainesville area made their decision …

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Bicycle registration, license plates and single-file riding pushed in Georgia

Update: Oct. 9, 2013 — Legislators abandon bike registration bill

Oct. 4, 2013 — The really bad idea of requiring bicycle registration and license plates has made it into a bill submitted to the Georgia legislature.

The bill by the three Georgia lawmakers doesn’t stop with registration, however. It puts new limits on how bicyclists …

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