West Hollywood is getting more bicycle friendly all the time. Bike lanes were recently added along San Vicente Boulevard and more are planned on other streets. Meanwhile the and a push is on to .
Now comes word that Sacramento lawmakers may be doing something to make the entire state more bike friendly.
SB 1464 would make it a legal requirement for automobiles to give bicyclists a minimum clearance of 3 feet when passing. The proposed state bill has been approved by the California Senate and is up for a vote by the state Assembly this Friday.
The California Assembly Transportation Committee voted in favor of the bill in June. An earlier version of the bill was vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown because it would have required motorists to reduce their speed to at least 15 mph if providing 3 feet of passing space was not possible.
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