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    urged Louisiana senators ("Share the Road," June 8, 2009) to pass the Colin Goodier Bicycle Protection Act, which would call for a three-feet distance between passing motorists and cyclists, and would make harassing or verbally abusing cyclists punishable by law, among other initiatives (public awareness, education, etc.). The Senate passed (37-0) HB 725 earlier this month., and last Friday, Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the bill into law at 4:27 p.m. The law goes into effect Aug. 15.
  • Lauren Sullivan, who helms the ambitious bicycle mapping project of most of Greater New Orleans in bike-friendly detail, seeks designers and tech-savvy developers to develop better ways to digitize the map. The meeting is planned for 7 p.m. tomorrow. Email for details.
  • To celebrate its 15th anniversary, the Green Project is hosting a meet-and-greet potluck tonight in the recycling/salvage/community center's garden. Make sure to bring a dish, and the GP will provide drinks and desserts. The party starts at 5:30 p.m.

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