The folly of bike lanes

Bike paths are a good thing in parks, the hills and suburban areas away from busy city streets.  When bike lanes, like the ones downtown, are intertwined with crowded vehicle roadways they’re a nuisance for motorists and a hazard for bicyclists, motorists and pedestrians alike.  As a remedy for relieving traffic congestion during commuting hours, bike lanes are … Continue reading The folly of bike lanes

“You are creating more dangerous situations. And for what purpose?”

Last week one of our members (Nanci) emailed different City officials, including City Councilwoman Jill Gaebler, to oppose road narrowing. Gaebler responded asking whether Nanci considered Cascade Avenue a thoroughfare. Here is Nanci's response: East of I-25, there are four very obvious major roads that can be considered thoroughfares transecting through the middle of Colorado … Continue reading “You are creating more dangerous situations. And for what purpose?”

11/18/18 Ed Snyder on the Tron Simpson show

Go to this link, select the "11-18-18 Road 'Dieting' and Jim Acosta's Press Pass" audio clip, and fast forward to 48m57s to hear Ed Snyder discuss road dieting with Tron Simpson. Ed: The physics of collision don't really care about your particular political views. Tron: [laughter] Ed: You put bikes in close proximity to cars, … Continue reading 11/18/18 Ed Snyder on the Tron Simpson show