You are allowed to start getting excited about Albany’s potential new two-way cycle track on San Pablo Ave between Buchanan St and Dartmouth Ave bikeways as well as Albany’s commitment to test bike lanes on other sections of what is a very busy state highway. You are also allowed to challenge Albany for compromising your safety in the name of car parking in areas where parking occupancy is 50% at best. Merchants in Albany, like in many cities, are scared to death to give up a parking space in order for you to safely ride to their store. It’s a complicated issue for traditional traffic engineers and planners to figure out. They need your help!