“Republicans heaped ridicule on Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood at a Wednesday hearing after LaHood suggested that bicycling and walking are just as good ways to get around as cars. To laughter, Republican House members suggested LaHood was taking drugs, dismissed the very idea of bike lanes and derided any change to a car-dependent society. ‘What job is going to be created by having a bike lane?’ asked Ohio Republican Steven LaTourette.
quoted from: Courthouse News Service, Wednesday, March 17, 2010
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