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Old 02-22-09, 02:56 PM
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Build it. Completing a network is a good thing (I wish we could get that done in a few places around DC). Around here, though, it would mostly benefit re-creators.

I also like the idea of spending the money on bike lanes on the roadways. That's actually more to the point (and would absolutely get my vote around here). The bad news there, though, is that unless there is real change in perceptions of bicycles as viable transportation for large segments of the populace (rather than just the "lunatic fringe"), and a real, long-term commitment to changing our social infrastructure (which means, of course, that we change the way we currently live our ridiculous lives), even $9.2 mil is a drop in an empty bucket.

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