St. Charles County Bike Ban Dies

The infamous and much discussed bike banon the docket in St. Charles County that would ban bikes from thin rural roads fell last night 6 – 0. Zero?! Yup, even the guy that sponsored the measure, Joe Brazil, who sounds like a bouncer in a strip club or the owner of a skeezy bar on Washington Ave, voted against it. Why would you vote against your own measure? Brazil said he and most residents of his district in the scenic hilly southwest part of the county still believe in the need for a ban, which was attacked by bicyclists and bicycle groups as an infringement on their rights. [Read More]