Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Interesting LA Times Article: More bike lanes? No thanks

An opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times this weekend about how L.A. should treat cyclists as motorists' equals, not as pesky afterthoughts. Personally I agree that bicyclists should be able to use the roads along with cars, but I doubt by simply not painting bike lanes is going to help. What is needed is a motorist attitude change in LA, and I don't think that is going to occur until more cyclists take to the streets, and some simply won't ride their bikes without the illusion of safety offered by bike lanes.

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