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NIH sets national example of discouraging biking to work

I am truly shocked by the news that the National Institute of Health one of the areas best examples of promoting biking to work as well as being one of this nations authorities on health issues has done a 180 degree turn and has set forth policies that not only discourage cycling to work but they also endanger the safety of those who do choose to ride their bike to work against these new obstacles and delays. And it seems that their primary motivation for this is to make it even easier for those poor people who have to pollute the environment and live an inactive lifestyle not to be inconvenienced in the slightest by health nuts. This is so wrong! I am also appalled by

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Charleston SC Bikeway on Bridge

<img width="160" height="120" align="left" src="" alt="">Prior to the construction of the new bridge there was no way to get from the Mt Pleasant area west of Charleston to the city itself other than by car. The director of Charleston Moves, their version of WABA, said that since the new facility was built bicycle usage has really jumped.

- Jack Cochrane
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Soaring Gas Price Good News for Beer Drinkers in Chicago

Biking ElsewhereChicago Pub Slashes Pint Prices Inverse to Gas Increases

<img width="160" height="98" align="left" src="" alt="">Whether you're a motorist looking to drown your sorrows or a cyclist celebrating the rising cost of gas, a Chicago bar is introducing a promotion that will make everyone thirst for higher gas prices. The Handlebar, a bicycle themed bar and restaurant in Wicker Park is lowering beer prices as gas prices soar above $3 a gallon at the pump.
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S.F. drivers floored by cost of gas

Health & Environment<img width="93" height="120" align="left" src="" alt="">&quot;That's the worst I've ever seen it,&quot; - Frank Tognotti
Diane Sinnott was stunned
JoAnn and Vance Dreher - They had been flabbergasted
&quot;It's three times as much at home,&quot; - Israeli tour leader Giora Bernat
&quot;I won't be able to afford this very much longer.&quot; - Jerry Hawkins
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Not worthy of the public's trust

I found this on another list and I thought this was good so I thought I would share; from Bruce Rosar:

Those who operate heavy equipment (i.e., most motor vehicles) within the public ways pose an extraordinary danger to the person and property of others. Our government already keeps a watch on such people. If you feel that the government should keep a closer watch, please feel free to advocate for that.

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The Science of Cycling

<img width="124" height="120" align="left" src="" alt="">While the Science of Cycling is a large Web site (there are over 20 pages in six main sections, 20 audio and video clips, interactive javascripts, and lots of images), it is really only an introduction to an enormous and fascinating topic.
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Take a Heritage Walk

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The B&A Trail Traverses the Universe

Bike Paths

A July 29, 2005 Baltimore Sun article details a partnership between Friends of Anne Arundel County and the Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks Department to develop "Planet Walk." The large-scale public art installation will be complete in 2007. But for now, fans of art and trails can see the sun and Pluto - which towers 20 feet above the surface of the smooth, paved trail. Take a walk on the wild side...

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Bikes selling better than cars

Biking Elsewhere<img width="121" height="120" align="left" src="" alt="">Americans purchased more bicycles than new cars and trucks combined in the past year -- and all without employee discounts or zero-percent financing.
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