Ten cyclists. Nine police officers. $1 million. Zero.
The Austin City Council and its police chief spent a good deal of time last week kicking around the issue of overnight trail use by cyclists, then kicked it down the road a few weeks. On Oct. 17, the council could decide whether to keep the Butler Hike and Bike, Johnson Creek and Shoal Creek trails open to cyclists (only) from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story said the overnight trails were open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The overnight trails are open from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.