Bicycling in New York: Stopping at Red Lights

“TEN years ago, riding a bicycle through the streets of New York was still considered outlandish behavior at best, and possibly insane. At the time, I viewed this with chagrin, but also complacency. I biked everywhere. […]

Perhaps looking for a new challenge, I’ve been attempting something unexpected in New York City bike-riding behavior: I stop for red lights. […]”

quoted from: The New York Times, Sunday, May 2, 2010, online edition

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Filed under behaviour, bicycling, education, in the news, New York Times

4 responses to “Bicycling in New York: Stopping at Red Lights

  1. Pit

    Exactly the attitude of bicyclist described here, not regarding red-lights [and not obeying other traffic laws either, I’d presume] i.e., is what needs to be changed as that is what shows us in a bad light and leads to drivers calling bicyclists irresponsible.

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  3. Jim

    I have to agree with some of the comments – lets not give anunition to the motorists and promote cycling

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