July 9th, 2003 12:45 PM
For anyone interested in transportation and commuting issues... you might already have heard that Segway is trying to pass legislation in all of the states that would mandate Segways to be treated as pedestrians.
Pretty gutsy legislation! (Though I don't think it's doing too well - CA just voted it down I believe.)
I thought some of you may be interested in this piece. It compares the Segway with bicycle use and questions the safety impacts of the legislation:
I'm still in the process of reading it - it's long - but it's pretty interesting!