Rep. Anderson on HB 160, Cyclists, and Drive-Thru Use

Earlier this year, the City of Salt Lake passed an ordinance that required all businesses with a drive-thru window to allow cyclists access to the window if the window is open but the lobby is closed. It also required any new businesses or remodeled businesses with drive-thru windows to allow pedestrians the same privilege. While this sounds like a simple initiative to make Salt Lake City more bike and pedestrian friendly, it created significant problems for business owners.  Being required to allow cyclists and pedestrians in an area that has…