Colorado Town Bans Bicycles

Yes, that’s right. They’ve begun issuing citations for riding your bike on city streets which are too narrow to be shared, says the mayor. Guess he’s worried those gamblers coming in on buses will be delayed by too many bikes on the road.

The blogs have been rife with commentary. Gene Bisbee does the best job I’ve seen of collecting what is know and what is thought.–corrie

Bad days in Black Hawk, Colorado
by Gene Bisbee at 08:00AM (PDT) on June 13, 2010  |  Permanent LinkCosmos

Bicycling advocates reacted with outrage this past week to news of Black Hawk, Colorado’s ban on bicycling on most streets in town.

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