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Old 11-06-07, 10:53 AM   #1
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BA Bans the Checking Surfboards are Bike Next?

This story got me thinking that BA may try to ban bikes too.
The few, the proud, the likely insane, Metro-Atlanta bicycle commuters.
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Old 11-06-07, 02:45 PM   #2
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I read that they weren't going to ban surfboards here:,00.html

Did they do a double reverse?
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A few years ago I worked for a small, frugal city. Each and every year at budget review time the City Manager would ask us to create a budget with a 15% cut, another with a 5% cut and a third with no change. When the final budget was announced with a small 2% decline the employees (me among them) would be dancing in the streets with relief. Had they announced the 2% cut without the charade, we would have collectively protested.

I would not be surprised if BA soon reverses their policy, announces a new surfboard fee, and gives some PR firm a big bonus for handling the many thousands surfers as we city employees were handled.
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