Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    crash survivor tate65's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Irving, TX
    My Bikes
    C-dale rush, Mountain cycle fury, Monocog 29er, Haro hard tail VX, Scattante R330
    Posts
    654
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    U.S. Secretary of transportation blog

    Some good stuff, finaly someone in Gvt with the right idea.


    http://fastlane.dot.gov/2009/04/bicy...commuting.html

  2. #2
    not a role model JeffS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Raleigh, NC
    Posts
    4,645
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Doesn't leave me all warm and fuzzy. It's "we gave some money away" followed by a lot of talk about how the local governments could be using that money.

    No planning, no oversight. Just a convenient alibi to fall back on later. "Well we told them to use it for good things".

    -----------

    The administration spends WAY too much time talking about and funding road-construction for my taste.

  3. #3
    Carpe Diem bdcheung's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    MABRA
    My Bikes
    2007 CAAD9; 2008 Giant Bowery; 2008 Surly Crosscheck
    Posts
    13,132
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Spend now, ask questions later.
    "When you are chewing the bars at the business end of a 90 mile road race you really dont care what gear you have hanging from your bike so long as it works."
    ΛΧΑ ΔΞ179 - 15% off your first Hammer Nutrition order!

  4. #4
    CVB
    CVB is offline
    Senior Member CVB's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Raleigh, NC
    My Bikes
    '87 Trek Elance, '87 Nishiki Cascade, '86 Schwinn Sierra, '97 Specialized Stumpjumper, '84 Fuji Del Rey, '86? Peugeot mixte
    Posts
    114
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Valid concerns about the lack of oversight. Still, what a refreshing perspective by Sec. LaHood compared to the previous transportation secretary:
    http://www.streetsblog.org/2007/08/1...ransportation/
    There are no unsacred places;
    there are only sacred places
    and desecrated places.
    -Wendell Berry

  5. #5
    Senior Member Lalato's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Bay Area and Sacramento
    My Bikes
    Bike Friday Tikit
    Posts
    1,139
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by cvb View Post
    valid concerns about the lack of oversight. Still, what a refreshing perspective by sec. Lahood compared to the previous transportation secretary:
    http://www.streetsblog.org/2007/08/1...ransportation/
    +1

  6. #6
    tcs
    tcs is online now
    Palmer tcs's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Parts unknown
    Posts
    4,228
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    "...(cyclists) need secure lanes..." DoT Sec. LaHood

    "I'm from the government and I'm here to help you."

    tcs
    "When man first set woman on two wheels with a pair of pedals, did he know, I wonder, that he had rent the veil of the harem in twain? A woman on a bicycle has all the world before her where to choose; she can go where she will, no man hindering." The Typewriter Girl, 1899.

    "Every so often a bird gets up and flies some place it's drawn to. I don't suppose it could tell you why, but it does it anyway." Ian Hibell, 1934-2008

  7. #7
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Sausalito, CA
    My Bikes
    Yuba Mundo, Kona Deluxe, Peugeot Course, MTB-Xtracycle combo
    Posts
    23
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    thank you for the post.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •