For more than 30 years, Garden City officials have blocked the creation of a bicycle path through Garden City, says cycling advocate Gary Segers.
On Nov. 6, voters can and should take matters into the own hands by approving a pair of ordinances allowing cycling on all city Greenbelt paths.
Wrote Segers, in a guest opinion: "The Boise River Greenbelt should be a truly open Greenbelt for all users. This was the intention of those visionaries who first contemplated the Boise River Greenbelt system. Garden City elected officials have made a decision that serves the interests of Riverside Village homeowners at the expense of the rest of our citizens as well as our adjoining communities to the east and west."
Segers wrote in response to as guest opinion from Garden City elected officials, who oppose the cycling initiatives and say their passage would force a costly tax increase.
Here is the link to Segers' guest opinion.
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