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Bike Austin endorses runoff candidates

Monday, December 8, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Austin bicycle advocacy group Bike Austin has issued their endorsements for the December 16 runoff. According to their website the group based their picks on “each remaining candidate’s commitment to livable, safe streets for walking and bicycling in Austin. These candidates support a network of protected bicycle lanes, a bigger, better bike share system and safer streets for pedestrians.” Give that criteria, Bike Austin endorses Mike Martinez (Mayor), DeWayne Lofton (District 1), Sabino “Pio” Renteria (District 3), Greg Casar (District 4), Jimmy Flannigan (District 6), Jeb Boyt and Leslie Pool (District 7), Ed Scruggs (District 8) and Mandy Dealey (District 10).

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