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San Diego Bicycle Master Plan Vote Delayed

San Diego’s Bicycle Master Plan, an initiative to expand the city’s network of bike lanes to make cycling safer, faster and more efficient, was passed in 2013, but has recently come across a snag in its implementation. The San Diego City Council was scheduled to vote to speed up the plan’s implementation, but that vote has since been delayed. According to bicycle advocates, the plan may not be strong enough to accomplish the City Council’s goals. The Bicycle Master Plan The Bicycle Master Plan is a part of the city’s Climate Action Plan, which seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in San Diego, the majority of which are produced from cars and trucks. To accomplish this reduction in emissions, the city must heavily focus on changing commuting habits. It is hoped, under the plan, that by 2020, 6 percent of San Diegans living near major public transit stops will be…
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Is Coronado City Getting New Bike Paths?

According to the Coronado Eagle & Journal, the Coronado City Council meeting held last week to determine whether or not the city would be paying to construct new dedicated bike paths along Coronado’s beach saw an impressive swell in attendance. The $100,000 project had previously been approved in a June 2015 meeting, but opposition managed to get a substantial community following behind the slogan “Save Our Beach.” A few other issues were brought up over the course of the meeting, including plans to stripe Olive Avenue with bicycle markings, general opposition to bicycle markings on streets, and a number of requests to reevaluate the city’s budget for bicycle related improvements. Despite the fact that all of these issues had already been approved, opposition was able to gather enough supporters to outnumber those in favor during the meeting. The council provided 36 emails from residents that had been sent to city…
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