[*BCM*] TAB article

David Hammond dabbotthammond at comcast.net
Mon Jul 19 19:48:41 EDT 2004

We need bike lanes like we need colored-only lunch counters, restrooms and

Dave Hammond

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "russell a willis iii" <rawillis3 at juno.com>
To: <list at bostoncriticalmass.org>
Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 6:11 PM
Subject: Re: [*BCM*] TAB article

> On Mon, 19 Jul 2004 13:46:28 -0700 (PDT) David Goligorsky
> <eightmind at yahoo.com> writes:
> > we would all be happy with bike lanes.
> -- I am one of those cranks who think that a sufficiently wide outer lane
> is preferable to a designated bike lane, and that where the outer lane is
> not wide enough, the motorist should just sit back and suffer.  The
> potential problem with designated bike lanes (sometimes) is that they
> create the impression (among motorists) that bikes do not belong anywhere
> else.  Sort of a "sidepath" mentality.  Also (in St. Louis, at least,
> where there are only a couple or three designated lanes anyway), they are
> sometimes configured in completely irrational ways, inviting right hooks,
> etc.
> rawillis3 at juno.com
> ________________________________________________________________
> The best thing to hit the Internet in years - Juno SpeedBand!
> Surf the Web up to FIVE TIMES FASTER!
> Only $14.95/ month - visit www.juno.com to sign up today!
> _______________________________________________
> Boston Critical Mass mailing list
> list at bostoncriticalmass.org
> http://bostoncriticalmass.org/list

More information about the Bostoncriticalmass mailing list