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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Election turns wheels of power in favor of bikes

Image of Congressman Earl Blumenauer and constituents during 2006 National Bike SummitRoads - Cyclists are pumped as advocates move into key House transportation roles

The Oregonian, 11.14.06: "Andy Clarke, who heads the League of American Cyclists, says he won't advocate that interstates become bike paths after last Tuesday's elections. But cycling enthusiasts are dreaming big after their three biggest supporters in Congress -- including two from Oregon -- were swept into powerful new transportation positions after the Democrats took control of the U.S. House."

See: Bicyclists relieved election over
Image: Congressman Earl Blumenauer, founder of Congressional Bike Caucus, with cyclists during 2006 National Bike Summit. Image by BikePortland.

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