Resolution 10-28: SAVE THE CYCLISTS

Number 10-28
Description UTA administration to add paths designated for cyclists only
Authored by Anthony Carrillo
Sponsored by Anthony Carrillo
Date Submitted Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Date Considered Tuesday, December 7, 2010
General Body Vote Thursday, January 1, 1970
Committee Committee Affairs
Result n/a
Whereas Cycling is a popular form of transportation for many UT Arlington students; and
Whereas Walking is coincidentally a popular method of moving about; and
Whereas Cyclists are in danger of striking pedestrians, especially around lunchtime.
Be It Further Resolved That The UTA administration and Student Congress investigate the possibility of adding paths designated for cyclists only; and
Be It Further Resolved That Other methods of reducing the risk of accidents caused by a pedestrian being struck by a bicycle are sought; and
Be It Further Resolved That It is suggested that the university add bicycle paths in the Library Mall and immediate area that have bicycles traveling in a direction opposite of foot traffic.