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Scott Walker: No Fan of Bike Lanes Either

Members of Milwaukee's biking community want a bike lane on the Hoan Bridge, but Walker's not into it, so it's not going to happen.


Governor Scott Walker, who you may know as the bad guy in the union fracas in Wisconsin, is apparently also against infrastructure for bikes. Walker recently announced that the Hoan Bridge in Milwaukee would get a three-year, roughly $300-million dollar retrofit. Members of Milwaukee's biking community have long advocated for one bike lane on the bridge, but Walker's not into it, so it's not going to happen.

He opposed a bike lane on the bridge as Milwaukee County Executive, maintained that posture during his campaign, and has not wavered.

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