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Are Bicycles the Answer?

November 10, 1985

I note that City Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky has asked the council to consider forcing developers to include parking areas for bicycles in their projects (Times, Oct. 31).

Perhaps there is finally a solution for the problems created by too many automobiles in Los Angeles. But will the oil industry stand by and let it happen especially with gasoline at $1.50 per gallon?

If they must go the bicycle route, why not bicycles built for two or even three? That would not only cut traffic and congestion, but make for a much more cozy society. The hitch-hikers will find a better and safer way unless they find it comfortable on the handlebars.

MONROE RUBINGER

Beverly Hills

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