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Old 01-25-14, 11:13 AM
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Originally Posted by wphamilton View Post
The reason I give appears to be the most likely, until someone can present some factual information suggesting otherwise.
Studies indicate than MHLs impact ridership negatively. Those "advocates" for MHLs are either misguided, or actually not really bicycling advocates, but self-appointed "safety"-advocates. They see what they think is popular, low-hanging fruit. What they frequently come up against is informed dissent from actual cycling advocates.

AAA, as I mentioned above, claim to be getting on board with cycling advocacy, but I can't see that they would advocate MHLs as policy in a vacuum--ie. they are as aware of MHLs keeping cyclists off of streets used by motorists they represent as any other player.
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