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Bikeway connector in midtown Sacramento needs protection

As a bicycle rider in Sacramento, I like to get off the hazardous streets and enjoy the scenic beauty of the American River bike trail, officially known as the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail. My street smarts, developed as a youth in New York … Continue reading

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Wimpy City Council pits Sacramento pedestrians against bicyclists

Street-by-street urban warfare has begun in Sacramento, and it promises to be a long, nasty battle marked by an upsurge in pedestrian casualties. Don’t think for a minute that the City Council Tuesday night voted to ban bikes on some … Continue reading

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Selfish bicycle riders need to grow up

When I complained the other day about bicyclists who feel entitled to take over Sacramento’s crowded sidewalks, a number of riders immediately launched into tales of close calls with dangerous or indifferent drivers. As an occasional rider myself, I sympathize … Continue reading

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Get bikes off city sidewalks

Imagine this scenario: A guy’s walking on a crowded Sacramento sidewalk and decides to take a leak. He does his business and splashes a few pedestrians in the process. When a cop confronts him, the guy says he has a … Continue reading

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