Mandatory sidepaths in a national park may not sound ominous. Afterall those RVs are pretty scary. But “bikes belong.” Forcing us off the road “for our own safety” is an idea that many share. Don’t let it take root.–Corrie
As we reported yesterday, the draft of the Senate’s transportation authorization bill, S. 1813 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, includes a mandatory sidepath law for roads on Federal land that would force cyclists off certain roads and onto trails and paths, regardless of their condition or utility.