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Opponents of the Wisconsin Giant have filed another lawsuit to try to stop the project, which is very popular with residents but has enough vociferous and well-heeled opponents to keep throwing up legal obstacles. (All Life Is Local, David Alpert) (Tip: David Alpert)Twitter
Policy poor for Purple
UMD’s experiment closing Campus Drive to transit vehicles as well as private cars has ended, but university officials will consider whether to make it permanent. If they do this, it would interfere with the preferred route of the Purple Line, which university officials don’t want going through campus. (Post, David Alpert, Andy Peters) (Tip: David Alpert)Twitter
A Texas cyclist has been convicted of reckless driving by a judge after he rode in a roadway’s rightmost lane instead of its broken and discontinuous shoulder. In handing down the conviction, now under appeal, the judge in Ellis County, Texas, told the cyclist, “You may be right that it is safer to ride in the middle of the lane instead of the shoulder, but it is reckless of you to do so.” A support site called Let Him Ride! is collecting money to support an appeal. (Streetsblog.net) Twitter