Iowa County mulls bicycle event ordinance
Wisconsin State Journal – 10/31/13
Iowa County transportation officials this week put the wheels in motion to regulate bicycle and other events on the roads in what has become a nationally acclaimed rural bicycling mecca. “It’s a regulation to contain the event organizers so that they all perform to the same level or standard, and right now they don’t. For some events we get no contact whatsoever,” said Craig Hardy, Iowa County highway commissioner, who said a new law ideally would be in place by spring 2014.
40% of ExpressLane Funds Will Go Towards Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements
LA Streets – 10/30/13
“Bike paths and walkways are important components of the ExpressLanes project, and the communities along the Harbor and Santa Monica Freeways—where the pilot project is in place– will see the benefits of the projected $16 million to $19 million in revenue,” writes County Supervisor and Metro Board Member Mark Ridley-Thomas. “The guidelines for reinvesting these funds take a holistic view of transit.”