[*BCM*] Parades vs. travelling on a bike
ccshan at post.harvard.edu
Sat Mar 5 23:58:37 EST 2005
On 2005-03-04T15:25:53-0800, Anne Wolfe wrote:
> 1. How many vehicles/pedestrians must be travelling together (communally
> agreeing to travel in the same direction, and going the same place)
> before a permit is necessary? 2, 4, 10, 50, 100?
> I would say that if it is going to interfere with the traffic that is
> otherwise operating that day, it is a parade.
> 2. Is it the act of agreeing to travel together that makes it a parade?
> I think the act of agreeing to travel together is a significant part of it.
> 3. Should all group bike/car/pedestrian trips have to get permits to
> travel on public roads?
> Is it otherwise going to interfere with the normal flow of traffic?
> If so, then yes, because plans can be made around the parade to
> minimize inconvenience to others, and also to help protect the safety
> of those in the parade if necessary.
According to what you've said, a group of pedestrians who cross the
street together at a crosswalk, stopping motor traffic, is a parade.
Thus I don't think your answers are reasonable.
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He wasn't there again today.
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