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‘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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Errors in the Public Works Department’s Logic and Data

February 13, 2010
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Errors in the Public Works Department’s Logic and Data by Bill Mange, Attorney at Law
First Error.
Bicycle Boulevards succeed best where implemented on residential streets.  Example: in the November 4, 2009 memo from Annick Beaudet to Boards & Commissions, a Portland, Oregon realtor is quoted:
“I couldn’t put a number to a higher sales price, but it [...]

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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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