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Letter to Austin City Council

February 13, 2010
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Nueces Street and the Bicycle Boulevard: Comprehensive Planning & Transportation Committee Meeting.
I attended the Comprehensive Planning & Transportation Committee meeting Monday afternoon as a person who works and drives on Nueces regularly. I drive to my office five days a week, and have done so for six years. My office has windows directly [...]

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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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