Industrialized Cyclist Notepad


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February 5, 2013, 12:43
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Some officials are recommending that Aspen adopt the Idaho stop.

Aspen Assistant Police Chief Bill Linn said the “stop-as-yield approach” has proven to work in states such as Idaho, which changed its law allowing cyclists the option to yield some 30 years ago. A 2008 study by a University of California at Berkeley researcher showed that in Idaho, police and motorists have accepted the measure as public policy that makes sense. Boise, which has a large percentage of regular bicyclists compared with motorists, has become safer as a result of the change, the study concluded.

via Cyclists might be allowed to yield instead of stopping in Aspen | AspenTimes.com.

Inexplicable burst of rationality.

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