J. David Goodman takes a look at the recent situation in Philadelphia with a close look on the relationship of cyclists in our own city of NYC, in his Spokes blog for the NY Times.
Troubles in Philly, Lessons for New York?
(photo by David Swanson/AP)
The animosity that some cyclists and pedestrians feel for one another â€” well-documented in comment wildfires on this blog and elsewhere â€” simmers just below the surface of shared urban streets, as seemingly inevitable a part of city life as the steam rising through manhole covers. Just as inevitably, every once in a while these tensions boil over, usually in response to a coincidence of tragic accidents.
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