People who walk, bike, have some friends in Congress

A dramatic late-night vote in the U.S. House on Tuesday blocked a  ban on using federal New Starts transit aid to include sidewalks, lighting, or bicycle racks in any of the projects the bill covered. Thirteen House members from Florida joined in to help defeat Rep. Tom Emmer’s amendment to the transportation appropriations bill. Three of them were breaking from their Republican colleagues. So here, in district order, are the folks from the Sunshine State who are deserving of your thanks:

Here, courtesy of the League of American Bicyclists, is a convenient link for communicating with your member of Congress.  Speaking of which, maybe this is the time to show the League some love and join or renew.