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Old 01-26-17, 07:17 PM   #1
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Bike Lane Bill in MN

A proposed bill requiring you to get a permit to ride in the bike lane. I guess I'll just ride in the traffic lane.

MN lawmaker wants permit, fee for using bike lanes | NewsCut | Minnesota Public Radio News
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Old 01-26-17, 07:23 PM   #2
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Definitely odd.

Looks like he could benefit from a bit of riding. Scary pic.

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Old 01-26-17, 07:39 PM   #3
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Looks like a Minnesotan though
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So who is going to pay for this? A fee mentioned certianly will not.
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It doesn't really make sense. One wonders if he presumes that bicycles only ride in bike lanes.
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Old 01-26-17, 08:08 PM   #6
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Just another brain dead bill that will go nowhere.
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Really, though, what is it with lawmakers and their hatred of bicycles? We see these stupid proposed laws a lot.
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I wonder if the legislators think these up on their own, or if they're currying favor with some anti-bike drivers in their district. A lot of bills are written by lobbyists or interest groups.
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Old 01-26-17, 11:16 PM   #9
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It's typical politics in Minnesota. Out-state Minnesota (they hate being called out-state) resentment of the cultural and economic domination by the Twin Cities with some Democratic v. Republican politics thrown in to muddy the water.
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