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Thread: Survey posted for MTP Bike Elements Update

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    Default Survey posted for MTP Bike Elements Update

    Please share your thoughts with us about biking in and around Arlington by taking our survey.

    We began circulating this survey last weekend at the County Fair and it will be open through September 22. The information will help inform the working group as it develops the framework for the policy.

    Henry Dunbar

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    If I may, I will offer the comment that while I appreciate the survey and think it is pretty good, it does not offer a chance to speak to an important element of what Arlington County could do to help people feel safer on bikes - enforcement.

    ACPD is not on bikes (except for rare exceptions like events), and rarely cites drivers for the type of infractions like close passing that make cyclists unsafe. Bike lanes without a plastic bollards are vehicle pullover lanes. You can barely ride for 1 minute without encountering a vehicle and I have never seen enforcement of that in Arlington. Then there are things like this.
    Last edited by elbows; 08-31-2017 at 10:01 AM.


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