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D9 John Courage

Candidate: John Courage
Position Running for: City Council, District 9
Website: http://www.couragefor9.com/

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Bicycle Questions

A. Will you as Mayor/Councilman implement the Bicycle Master Plan throughout the city/in your district?
Answer:  YES
Explanation: 

B. Will you vote to remove a bicycle lane?
No yes or no answer.  Answer given was 'Maybe' because of explanation: 
Explanation: Only if it's a safety issue.  

C. Will you make it illegal to park a car in the bicycle lane? 
Answer:  Yes
Explanation: YES  

D. Will you make sure Broadway has a protected bicycle lane from Houston to Hildebrand? 
No yes or no answer.  Answer given was 'Maybe' because of explanation: 
Explanation: Hopefully we'll receive more information on the $42M package that's coming in the 2017 Bond, but I would like to see them added. 

E. Will you insist on new developments to include bike infrastructure such as a bicycle lane, mix used 10ft paths, and bicycle racks? 
No yes or no answer.  Answer given was 'No Comment' because of explanation: 
Explanation: I think that would be too much interference to mandate it, personally. I would certainly hope developers consider additions like this, though.  

F. Will you amend Sec. 19-286. Driving or parking on sidewalks prohibited, so people can ride their bicycles on the sidewalk? 
Answer: Yes
Explanation: YES.  

G. Do you support a city ordinance that prevents any further Development of park or green space lands for development of sports fields?
Answer: Yes
Explanation: YES 

H. Will you either amend or repeal Sec. 22-28. Public parks hours of operation and curfew, so people can use the Howard W. Peak Greenway trails after dark?
No yes or no answer.  Answer given was 'Maybe' because of explanation: 
Explanation: I would need to see the safety statistics before arriving at a decision.   

VIA Questions 

I. Are you willing to look for more funding options to improve and expand VIA bus service? 
Answer: Yes
Explanation: ABSOLUTELY!  

J. Will you support free bus rides for all residents of SA?
No yes or no answer.  Answer given was 'Maybe' because of explanation: 
Explanation: I would need to see a budget plan that allows for this before arriving at any decision.   

K. Are you willing to bring Light Rail to a vote? 
No yes or no answer.  Answer given was 'Maybe' because of explanation: 
Explanation: I'm considering it.

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