In a five-part series in the LA Times, Los Angeles blogger and bike user Will Campbell and Cato anti-Smart Growth commentator Randal O’Toole debate the sources of car/bike rage, whether funding bike paths is worthwhile, Critical Mass, and more.

David Alpert is Founder and President of Greater Greater Washington and Executive Director of DC Sustainable Transportation (DCST). He worked as a Product Manager for Google for six years and has lived in the Boston, San Francisco, and New York metro areas in addition to Washington, DC. He lives with his wife and two children in Dupont Circle. Unless otherwise noted, opinions in his GGWash posts are his and not the official views of GGWash or DCST.