Browsing articles from "January, 2012"
Jan
30
2012

LB1030 Hearing Date

LB1030 Hearing date, time and place is set: 1:30pm on Monday, February 6th in room 1113 Mark your calendars! Please come if you can and testify!

Jan
23
2012

LB1030 Now In Committee

LB1030 has been referred to the Transportation & Telecommunications Committee. No hearing date has been announced. Here are the members of that committee, including Lincoln’s own Kathy Campbell. If you’ve still got the letter (or email) writing bug, drop them a line! Sen. Deb Fischer, Chairperson Sen. Kathy Campbell Sen. Annette Dubas Sen. Galen Hadley Sen. Charlie Janssen Sen. Scott Lautenbaugh Sen. LeRoy Louden Sen. Scott Price

Jan
18
2012

BicycLincoln Roll-Out Party

Wondering what BicycLincoln is all about? Come to Crescent Moon Coffee on Saturday, February 25th from 6-10pm. What to expect: 1. Camaraderie with Lincoln riders, 2. Information on how to get involved, 3. News about future projects and gatherings, 4. Conversations about moving bicycling forward in Lincoln, 5. Prizes, 6. Beer and/or coffee!

Jan
17
2012

LB1030 Introduced

The bill would implement a 3′ passing law for automobiles overtaking pedestrians and cyclists. The bill has a chance to be a priority if there are enough of us chattering in our senators’ ears. Find your senator here!

Jan
11
2012

A Note on Potholes

Former Chief of Police and current Public Safety Director, Tom Casady, had this to say recently about potholes and how they affect cyclists. Casady, an avid cyclist himself, has often defended the rights of cyclists in traffic on his blog.

Jan
9
2012

Downtown Bike Lanes to Be Retained

Dozens of concerned cyclists wrote to the City Council in response to rumors that the city was not planning to repaint the existing bike lanes on 11th and 14th streets when repaving them this Summer. After receiving dozens of letters, coucilman Carl Eskridge said that the message was heard “loud and clear” that the current bike lanes, while imperfect, should be retained. (links via: journalstar.com)