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Changing lanes? Not so fast

Plan to upgrade road, cater to cyclists faces tough fight by resident

Eric Berger stood along Massachusetts Avenue, where town officials have proposed adding bike lanes. The 71-year-old Arlington resident has spent $40,000 of his own money in a fight against the plans. Eric Berger stood along Massachusetts Avenue, where town officials have proposed adding bike lanes. The 71-year-old Arlington resident has spent $40,000 of his own money in a fight against the plans. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff)
By Meghan E. Irons
Globe Staff / August 8, 2010

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Like a number of cities and towns in this carbon-conscious time, Arlington planners wanted to make their town more welcoming to the droves of bikers and pedestrians clamoring for space on the roadways. (Full article: 896 words)

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