Monday, April 05, 2004

Novak Blasts Safe-Routes-to-Schools

Columnist Bob Novak framed the popular safe routes to schools as Pork in his weekly syndicated column. Calling the program a "pet project" of Rep. James Oberstar.

Bicycle and Pedestrian projects are often lumped in with "Pork" projects. Its easy for the fogged up windshield culture to not see the importance of walking or bicycling, even as they sit in the cue to pick up the kids on a warm sunny day.