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    Bike Mac and Cheese

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  2. Well we will soon have four states where we can...

    Well we will soon have four states where we can see if giving this exemption to cyclists helps safety or harms it. Assuming the concern is about safety, and not about consistency among modes for it's...
  3. If bikes were half of all traffic, requiring them...

    If bikes were half of all traffic, requiring them to come to a full stop at every stop sign would be unworkable, I think. Or we would have to have many fewer stop signs and replace them with yield...
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    I've certainly never said Seminary Hill/Seminary...

    I've certainly never said Seminary Hill/Seminary Ridge (assuming that is what you are referring to?) is NOT a suburban dystopia.

    That said, don't call this one a wrap just yet.

    Edit- back when...
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    Glad to see you confirmed my impressions (I do...

    Glad to see you confirmed my impressions (I do cross N to S, BTW, and often see peds doing so)

    My suggestions

    1. Implement No Right Turn on Red, with requisite enforcement

    2. Enforce not...
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    Me, at the NE corner of King and Beauregard,...

    Me, at the NE corner of King and Beauregard, turned to cross in the crosswalk across Beauregard

    You: The passenger in the pick up or SUV (I don't remember) with the window rolled down, blocking...
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    The rider who found my dropped pannier (first...

    The rider who found my dropped pannier (first time this has happened, I swear) on the sidewalk north of the fish market, and who caught up to me and handed it to me. You are a credit to bikeDC, and...
  8. I would be more okay with protecting...

    I would be more okay with protecting irresponsible drivers from themselves if I didn't regularly hear "We don't need complete streets on road X, because most of the peds hit there were jaywalking" ...
  9. When we ask for a road diet on Seminary, the...

    When we ask for a road diet on Seminary, the Nimbys say you can lower speeds with enforcement only because Falls Church. Falls Church is a low crime jurisdiction with essentially one main street...
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    My expectation is that after a shakeout, the...

    My expectation is that after a shakeout, the surviving companies will raise prices (which will also reduce total usage and the optimal fleet sizes, which will by itself resolve some of the...
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    It is not required to have a scooter symbol for...

    It is not required to have a scooter symbol for the scooters to be legal in a bike lane.

    It is however useful to encourage a community of new users, who are not familiar with the rules of the...
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    https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2019/03/ele...

    https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2019/03/electric-scooters-parking-charging-docks-lime-bird-lyft-spin/584332/
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    ya know, a long time ago, I spoke to someone in...

    ya know, a long time ago, I spoke to someone in VC. They gamble. Most don't pay off. A few do, often quite big. Given how big the payback is when they hit, if they didn't mostly miss, the thing...
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    1. semi dockless already exists, at least for...

    1. semi dockless already exists, at least for bikes. Thats what they have in Albany ny. You pay a surcharge to park it away from a docking station.
    2. That wont stop complaining in Old Town, where...
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    Most of the Old Town NIMBYs insisting scooters...

    Most of the Old Town NIMBYs insisting scooters will cause the world to end were saying the same thing about docked CaBi bikes a couple of years ago. If nothing else scooters have gotten them to...
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    I think we should improve safety on the trails,...

    I think we should improve safety on the trails, so that does not happen. We need a way to gather scooters improperly left on the bridges, MVT, etc, whether private juicers or the companies doing it. ...
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    It doesn't but at least it punishes the scooter...

    It doesn't but at least it punishes the scooter users, who tend to be younger than the citizenry in general, are more often POC's, and when they are white appear to be those "hipsters" who are...
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    Just happy to see so many folks riding today, in...

    Just happy to see so many folks riding today, in places I don't usually see them.

    There were TWO other riders on Park Center Drive - one heading to the "midwalk" over I395, one coming back up...
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    Where they just might run into this fanatical...

    Where they just might run into this fanatical sect

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    .... Yiddish also allows considerable scope for...

    .... Yiddish also allows considerable scope for complaining about the complaining of others, more often than not to the others who are doing the complaining. While answering one complaint with...
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    Clearly it refers to the person who will usher in...

    Clearly it refers to the person who will usher in the time when there are no cars on the streets of Crown Heights.

    Edit: My apologies. On closer inspection, they are on West 10th Street. The...
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    Critical Messiah 20161

    Critical Messiah

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    I am sorry I will try to be more clear about what...

    I am sorry I will try to be more clear about what "Are you okay" is referring to, in the future.

    As to your other question, ever been to Crown Heights and seen all the yellow flags and bumper...
  24. Please take the City survey on Seminary Road

    Please take the City survey to reject staff’s “hybrid” solution for Seminary Road. The survey closes at 11:59 pm on Monday, June 10th.

    Please consider rejecting the City’s proposed...
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    They can geofence some areas, but that is limited...

    They can geofence some areas, but that is limited by the accuracy of GPS.
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