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Despite incidents, bike paths are seen as safe

Runners brave the heat and humidity and run on the bike path near SCCC during the lunch hour on Wednesday.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Runners brave the heat and humidity and run on the bike path near SCCC during the lunch hour on Wednesday.
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John Venditti uses the bike paths that run through the Capital Region morning, noon and night. “Every single path I’ve gone on at 2 in the morning,” said Venditti, a member of the Albany Bicycle Coalition who leads bike tours and teaches courses on how to bike in traffic. “Who is going to camp out on a bike path and wait for someone to come along? When I go down to the bike path in ...


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robbump
July 20, 2012
2:32 a.m.

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With the city, college, Metroplex and others hell-bent on making Liberty Park "safer" -- I asked what the crime statistics for the park were for the last 2 to 5 years.

No one knows. Nor did they care. The feel a lot of money must be sunk into it because some people "feel" like it's dangerous.

I guess the bike paths have the same problem, except no one's talking millions to fix the non-existing problems on the bike paths.

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