Saturday, August 27, 2016

When People are Encouraged to Ride Bikes in Congested, Heavily Trafficked Cities, This is Going to Happen

Cyclist Deaths in 2016 NYC Already Higher Than All of Last Year

When I was growing up, even though it was against the law, the local police would let us ride on the sidewalks.  Officer [later Sergeant] Plut, our neighborhood beat cop, would tell us he'd rather not see us squished by a car.  Community policing had its advantages, didn't it?