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being a pedestrian

it is a minnesota state law that you must yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, correct? actually… Where traffic-control signals are not in place or in operation, the driver of a vehicle shall stop to yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a marked crosswalk or at an intersection with no […]


“Why American drivers should learn to love the roundabout.” (Via Slate Magazine.) The narrative the author cites is exactly the same story I heard from someone at a recent community meeting here in Minneapolis. The article cites Golden, CO as an example (which I remember everyone professing to hate). I love roundabouts, for all the […]

A Modest Proposal – Bikers, Take the High Road –

The Brooklyn Bridge is an important front in the bike publicity war; it is a place where bikes are losing. via A Modest Proposal – Bikers, Take the High Road – Great article about biking in the city. And regarding the brooklyn bridge, I witnessed a number of near misses and one intentional shoulder-check […]