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    "There is no reason to believe that the Idaho Law...

    "There is no reason to believe that the Idaho Law increases disrespect for pedestrians...."

    This is what you rely on.... Someone is so convinced that there could be no effect on other road users,...
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    Are you listening?...

    Are you listening?

    -mr. bill
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    Again, the bias of motive is so damn clear. YOU...

    Again, the bias of motive is so damn clear. YOU RUN THE STOP SIGN AND HIT SOMEONE. WHO PAYS THE PRICE FOR YOUR MISTAKE? (The flame fest about the pavement cyclist in the UK taking out a toddler - was...
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    RUNNING OVER PEDESTRIANS WITH RIGHT TURN ON RED...

    RUNNING OVER PEDESTRIANS WITH RIGHT TURN ON RED AFTER STOP DID NOT BECOME LEGAL, and yet...

    ...more pedestrians (and bicyclists) are run over where RIGHT TURN ON RED AFTER STOP became legal...
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    You are *UNDERESTIMATING* by ORDERS OF MAGNITUDE...

    You are *UNDERESTIMATING* by ORDERS OF MAGNITUDE how dangerous it is to get knocked to the ground if you are 80+, NO MATTER THE MASS of the roller.

    -mr. bill
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    Only because you aren't paying attention....

    Only because you aren't paying attention. Montreal and New York City.
    It's going to spread soon.

    ALL the studies of "right turn on red" that said it was perfectly safe and efficient focused on...
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    It's *NOT* at their own risk. Who else are they...

    It's *NOT* at their own risk. Who else are they risking?

    Hint, when you see a BST rolling a stop sign you see the external risk to others clearly, so *WHY* don't you see the external risk to...
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    Pointer - that which points. Pointee - that...

    Pointer - that which points.
    Pointee - that which is pointed to.

    Roller - that which rolls.
    Rollee - that which is rolled over.

    -mr. bill
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    Actually, lobbying for *NONE* to roll through...

    Actually, lobbying for *NONE* to roll through stop signs tends to be *BEST* for *ALL* rollees.

    Which is why some "cyclist" advocate groups advocate for some rollers.

    But "cyclist and...
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    Really? "[The Killer Cyclist] ...was seen by a...

    Really?
    "[The Killer Cyclist] ...was seen by a Post reporter committing the two dangerous traffic infractions in East Harlem around 8 a.m. during the first five blocks of his ride from his East...
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    Well, *this* road user has even stronger argument...

    Well, *this* road user has even stronger argument about momentum and saving energy and special rules for rolling a stop sign. Plus, this operator is a *professional*, and we all know for sure that...
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    With TomTom sending me up 17th street (17% grade)...

    With TomTom sending me up 17th street (17% grade) (yes, bicycle directions), I don't get one speeds. Then again, I assume it was just a Dutch oversight, rather than a Dutch joke.

    I assume the...
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    Comment on the Manchester Evening News Facebook...

    Comment on the Manchester Evening News Facebook Page, fwiw:

    "Gary Wilkinson I was the driver of the bus and just to let everyone know I parked just round the corner and ran back. The cyclist was...
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    The studies are linked above, but the author's...

    The studies are linked above, but the author's cliff's notes answer to your question is here.

    -mr. bill
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    And what *else* are we supposed to yield to? Do I...

    And what *else* are we supposed to yield to? Do I need to walk you through the answer?

    -mr. bill
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    Such an awesome rule. Followed by so many drivers...

    Such an awesome rule. Followed by so many drivers too. If there are cars around, stop. If not, drive on.

    One problem. Kind of sucks if you are a pedestrian, bicyclist, or biker. SMIDSY.

    -mr....
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    And you continue to cherry pick data from the ACS...

    And you continue to cherry pick data from the ACS 1-year estimates.
    And you continue to ignore the HUGE MARGIN OF ERROR from the ACS 1-year estimates.

    For Portland, all that can be said *FROM*...
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    Tis the season. Not always this crowded (and the...

    Tis the season. Not always this crowded (and the photo underestimates here) - but lots of folks out today, many clearly for the first time in a long time.
    ...
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    People blowing through right on red? Never...

    People blowing through right on red? Never happens.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFgUDb9wpBw

    -mr. bill
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    Comfort is *exactly* what is being measured....

    Comfort is *exactly* what is being measured. Please take the time to read this report. The idea that with just a bit of practice or skill folks will be good to ride everywhere works - for less than...
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    Did you even *BOTHER* to read anything linked...

    Did you even *BOTHER* to read anything linked here?

    Honolulu's "similar map" has *NOTHING* to do with this method.

    Suggest you whine to to your mapmakers about their map, and *perhaps* you...
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    You could always look at the City of Pasadena...

    You could always look at the City of Pasadena Bicycle Transportation Action Plan for answers (methodology based on this report).

    Pasadena Page 17 - excerpt

    LTS1 - High Comfort - Comfortable for...
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    Check your auto insurance....

    Check your auto insurance.

    If you are on the MA side of the MA/NH border, you are required to have coverage for bodily injury caused by uninsured auto.
    If you are on the either side of the MA/NH...
  24. You mean, something like this?...

    You mean, something like this?

    -mr. bill
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    Really? I'm guessing the fact that there are no...

    Really? I'm guessing the fact that there are no sidewalks or crosswalks where these covers are located means that a wheel chair user at these locations will want the grates perpendicular to their...
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