"I was motivated personally as a daily cyclist, and as a transportation practitioner I saw how a lot of transportation infrastructure was contrary to properly accommodating cycling. I felt myself in somewhat a unique position — having an understanding, and being able to talk the language of the transportation practitioners."
"In those days, the real challenge was that the engineering fraternity felt that if people get out and ride, they'll gain confidence, they'll gain the skills that they need, and they won't want to build separated facilities. Intuitively, we all felt this was bullshit. We just didn't have the evidence to suggest otherwise."