Lahood at National Bike Summit

Secretary Ray Lahood, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, and League President Andy Clarke

Secretary Ray Lahood, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, and League  President Andy Clarke

A sea change. That’s what Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood’s, support of bicycling at the League of American Bicyclists National Bike Summit last week is being called. Sounds good to me but just wait for the dollars to trickle down. Wait also for the first calls of elititism and anti-suburbs bias. All seems a bit strange and far-fetched when you live in rural America. I don’t expect to see much changing locally.–Corrie

LaHood: “This is the end of favoring motorized transportation at the expense of non-motorized.”

When the Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood stood on a table at the National Bike Summit to thank the crowd  and show his support for bicycling and walking, he was just getting started.

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