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An indepth look at Philly’s crackdown on cycling from NY Times

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?
01spokes-480(photo by David Swanson/AP)

The animosity that some cyclists and pedestrians feel for one another — well-documented in comment wildfires on this blog and elsewhere — 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.

Read more here.

1 comment to An indepth look at Philly’s crackdown on cycling from NY Times

  • Waltzing Matlida

    So, a fixed gear bike is nothing more than a fancy version of those bikes that break by pedaling backwards like we all rode when we were kids?