AWWTM: Surrogates and segregation

The bicycle blogosphere has been buzzing about bike paths lately.  It’s an old argument in the UK, where nine out of ten bike paths are so badly designed that bicycle users conclude that they would always be better off on the road.  Many have taken to actively campaigning against them, and tell us that anyway it’s unrealistic to expect the tabloid newspapers to allow road space to be taken away from motor vehicles.  At At War With The Motorist I point out that, bicycle use aside, taking road space away from motor vehicles is exactly what we need to do if we are to save our cities.  Read it here.

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