Battle of the Bike Lanes

In his column, “Rational Irrationality”, John Cassidy rants against bike lanes in New York:

“At the risk of incurring the wrath of the bicycle lobby, a constituency that pursues its agenda with about as much modesty and humor as the Jacobins pursued theirs, and which has found its heroine in transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, I say hats off to Iris Weinshall, the former transportation commissioner (and wife of Senator Chuck Schumer), who, together with some like-minded citizens, has filed a lawsuit challenging a bike lane on Prospect Park West.

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quoted from: The New Yorker

read more here: Slate Magazine

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