Jugglingogre wrote:baudman wrote:PapaD wrote:This is what the council should be doing rather than creating routes on streets that cyclists don't use already.
Council's and the state government's opinions on many bicycle routes differ. This 'preferred cycling route' is (was?) a state government initiative. Of course, now that the state government has changed, I'm expecting them to tear up the plans and replace it with a tollway
Fixed it for you
Not disagreeing, but...
The word freeway was coined by the "Father of American Zoning," Edward M. Bassett, in an influential article published in February 1930. Bassett argued that roads should be classified into three basic types: highways, parkways, and freeways. In Bassett's zoning and property law-based system (he was a Columbia-trained lawyer), abutting property owners have the rights of light, air, and access to highways, but not parkways and freeways; the latter two are distinguished in that the purpose of a parkway is recreation, while the purpose of a freeway is movement. Thus, as originally conceived, a freeway is simply a strip of public land devoted to movement to which abutting property owners do not have rights of light, air, or access