Of­fi­cials ques­tion how to po­lice trails

Trails

Austin American-Statesman - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

smaller pi­lot on one trail, per­haps the But­ler Trail.

“And that would re­quire ad­di­tional re­sources for both the po­lice de­part­ment and the parks de­part­ment,” spokesman Vic­tor Ovalle said.

As­sis­tant Po­lice Chief Raul Mun­guia, in charge of a sec­tion of the city that in­cludes the trail ar­eas, said the plan’s stip­u­la­tion that the trails be open overnight only for “ac­tive trans­porta­tion uses” might put his of­fi­cers in an awk­ward po­si­tion.

A run­ner on Tues­day takes the But­ler Hike and Bike Trail around Lake Bird Lake.

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