Something for Kansas City voters to consider . . .
BIKE LANES AREN'T WORKING TO KEEP STREETS SAFE!!!
In fact . . .
There's a legit argument that "Bike Supremacy" is creating hostility, confusion and chaos on local streets that endangers EVERYONE.
Reasonable people want our friends on bikes to be SAFE.
Meanwhile . . . The kick-back scheme put forward by Eric, Mike, Matt & Dave with a few of their craft beer buddies isn't doing anything but supporting their urbanist middle-class lifestyle as they spend their days dreaming about a triumphant TED talk.
It really is a shame that taxpayers are forced to subsidize this smallish crew and their longstanding Docker's commercial just because they conned a few people to show up to public meetings and offer obligatory support for marginally related progressive causes.
Here's more data . . .
As of the end of August, Kansas City traffic fatalities were up 25% over a year earlier. Nationwide, deaths are at a 20-year high, a surge not seen among any other developed countries.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
On a quiet stretch of road near Longview Lake just before dawn on the last Saturday in August, a hit-and-run driver killed Charles Criniere, taking a husband from his wife and a father from his 10 children. Criniere was out for his regular weekly bike ride.