But the headline's frame about "letting cyclists roll through stops" might not be the best, as it hits the tropes of the lawless cyclist and of special privileges for cyclists. It might better to have framed it as a measure for safety, efficiency, and climate.
Still, before the piece got to the autoist recalcitrance of some Legislators, it cited data. The juxtaposition implies a little shade, that some Legislators might be ignoring evidence even as they called for more support from the public.
It was also great to see a little journalistic conversation with BikePortland. (See BP here and here.)
|Front page today|
|A couple days ago - but where's the driver?|
A person crashed into the watermelons!
|Back in 2015|
Cars are deadly, dirty, and costly, and there are many reasons to give support to alternatives and to work towards rebalancing our transportation system to eliminate our compulsory autoism.
The bill's passed the Senate, and is scheduled for a Third Reading in the House today, and there is a real prospect for passage. (Update: It passed!)