Bicycling is where it is at, folks

Glad the Secretary of Transportation sees how important bicycles are in our transportation system, I want to work for the Federal Government as a bicycle transportation consultant…
clipped from fastlane.dot.gov

Bicycling is an important factor in less carbon-intensive commuting

Of all the Fastlane entries over the first days of this Administration, the one that has generated the most responses is the one on my address to the National Bike Summit. We all know that bikers are passionate about their wheels; we also know that bicyclists are vulnerable to automobiles and need secure lanes and greater awareness from drivers. On Earth Day, it seems appropriate to talk about bicycling, not only as recreation, but as an environmentally sound commuting option. And, about what the DOT is doing to improve the cyclist’s commute.

April 22, 2009

So, a number of funding opportunities exist, but cycling advocates must get their cities and states to request funds for these purposes. Many states, counties, and municipalities have already done so.

Earth Day is today, but we’ll need the sustained engagement of bicycle commuters
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