In The News: Delta Ponds Bridge Project, Police “Focused Enforcement Operation” results

From the Delta Ponds Bridge Project PDF (click to download)

We have three articles to bring to your attention today: a KVAL article updating us all on the Delta Ponds Bridge Project, a EugeneCycles post with some results from last weeks “Focused Enforcement Operation”, and a TreeHugger.com editorial on the same subject.  Happy article adventuring!

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Eugene Police Plan “Focused Enforcement Operation” Downtown, WBE provides a legal cycling tutorial

Location of the "Focused Enforcement Operation."

The Eugene Police Department (EPD) is planning a traffic “Focused Enforcement Operation” in downtown Eugene on  March 30th and 31st.  The location of the extra enforcement will be from 6th Ave. in the north to 18th Ave. in the south, and Lincoln St. in the west to Kincaid St. in the east. Click on the image to the right for a larger map of the area.

According to EPD  sources the goal of the operation will be to uniformly enforce the law for all users, including pedestrians, cyclists, and car drivers.  The reason I am giving this warning is to make sure that no one is given a citation due to lack of information and knowledge. Read on for details on what the police will be watching for, and how to avoid ending up on the wrong side of the law.

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