In this post, John Cassidy explains – and, in a way, retracts – some of his former statements about bicycle lanes in New York:
“As I was saying about the bike lobby…
I am tempted to let the fury of the reaction to my mildly heretical piece speak for itself, but, before I get burned at the stake, a few specific points.
It seems to have escaped notice that I said I support the introduction of bike lanes, but not so many of them. Herewith: ‘So, by all means, let us have some bike lanes on heavily used and clearly defined routes to and from the city—and on popular biking routes within the city and the boroughs.’
quoted from: The New Yorker