Streetsblog update on Peter’s anti-bike comments

Streetsblog has an update on Transportation Secretary Mary Peter’s attempt to remove her foot from her mouth in regards to cyclists and bike lanes. Some may remember her comment right after the Minnesota bridge disaster that, "10 percent to 20 percent of the current spending that is going to projects that really are not transportation, directly transportation-related. Some of that money is being spent on things, as I said earlier, like bike paths or trails."

For more on the"apology", you can see the rest of the story at streetsblog.


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