Ray LaHood Surprises Bike Advocates at Summit

Secretary LaHood praised bike advocates for their work promoting livable communities, and admitted that he and his wife are weekend bicyclists.

Bryan Goebel at Streetsblog was there to capture LaHood's appearance.

"People get it. People want to live in livable communities," LaHood told the crowd, after hoisting himself atop a table in the Dirksen Senate Office Building room so the large gathering could see him. "People want streetcars that are made in Portland, Oregon. People want walking paths, biking paths, and opportunities for families to really do the things they do best, which is to hang together and have fun. You all created an opportunity for America with all of your hard work."

Full Story: In Surprise Appearance, Ray LaHood Caps Off National Bike Summit

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