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Pedestrian Safety Plan? Ban Pedestrians. Bikes Too.

The Town of Hull, Wisconsin's public safety committee is considering a new ordinance that bans bicyclists and pedestrians from some county roads - unless they get special permission.
October 16, 2011, 9am PDT | Tim Halbur
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The committee says they're responding to safety concerns.

B.C. Kowalski reports:

"Kevin Luecke, who is with the Wisconsin Bicycle Federation, contends parts of the proposed ordinance violate state law, which says bicycles are considered vehicles and must follow the same rules of the road.

He said in an email the advocacy group has expressed its concern to Hull leaders, and suggested officials focus instead on educating all users of the road on safety."

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Published on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 in Stevens Point Journal
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