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City of Austin

‘Austinites for Dowtown Mobility’ Speaks to Austin Downtown Lions Club

March 11, 2010
Richard Runde, V.P. Quick & Company

Richard Runde, a supporter of KeepAustinMoving.org, was given an opportunity to speak to the Austin Downtown Lions Club at their weekly luncheon.  During his presentation Mr. Runde brought to light that “Without our knowledge or consent the city of Austin had determined that it was necessary to make major negative changes to the street network [...]

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Questions that need to be answered about the Nueces Bike Blvd

February 13, 2010
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How much money does the City of Austin allocate in its annual budget for the construction of bicycle infrastructure projects, facility maintenance, bicycle lane sweeping, safety education, awareness, and commuting promotion?
How much money has the City of Austin spent since 1996 on Bicycle projects, staff implementation, cycling education and awareness programs?
How much money does the [...]

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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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Objections to 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 [...]

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