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The City of Austin’s Plan to Change Your Habits

March 17, 2010
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This recently received memo written in 1994 by City planner Katie Larsen (Ms. Larsen has confirmed validity and accuracy) has raised extreme concerns about the City of Austin’s plans to social engineer us out of our cars.  In fact it is clear that, for over a decade, the City’s plan has been to make it more [...]

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Things to Consider about a Bicycle Boulevard

February 13, 2010
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Reality is that the % of motoring to cycling commuters is 95:5
Whether you like it or not, with increased density comes increased motoring traffic, commercial deliveries, and vehicular congestion.
It is unlikely that the level of bicycle commuting will ever reach levels that meaningfully reduce vehicular traffic loads that accompany increased development and [...]

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