Courant Editorial: Congress should not cut bike lanes funds

Jun 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Bicycling

With its unique assets, you might think the country’s leaders would be foursquare behind the two-wheeler and support pro-biking policies.

Unfortunately, you would be wrong.

Bicycles move people without combusting fossil fuels, thus reducing greenhouse gas emissions and lessening dependence on foreign oil. At the same time, bikes provide life-sustaining aerobic exercise and make transit-oriented development work well.

Read more here: Congress should not cut bike lanes funds – Hartford Courant.

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