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Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

March 3, 2011
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Subsidizing Driving

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed yet another extension to the Transportation Bill — number seven, to be exact. Most transportation spending comes via the dedicated Highway Trust Fund. The trust fund is supplied via the 18.5-cent per gallon federal … Continue reading

February 28, 2011
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Legislative Agenda: Minnesota Bicycle Summit 2011

From the Minnesota Bicycle Summit 2011 Morning Session Legislative Agenda Lunch & Capitol Rotunda Sessions A key component of the 2011 Minnesota Bicycle Summit was advocacy. The event served as an opportunity for citizen advocates and community organizations to learn … Continue reading

February 10, 2011
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Precedent? Washington State Seeks To Tax Electric Vehicles

This morning, Marketplace on NPR reported that the state of Washington is looking to tax the owners of new electric vehicles for the gas they do not use. Since gas taxes help pay for road maintenance and repair — and … Continue reading