Beating Backlash against Bicycles

PeopleforBikes.org just came out with a good story about the setbacks that occur in the progress towards bike-friendlier cities.

But now bikes are coming under fire from certain quarters. New York’s extensive network of new bike lanes, which doubled the number of bicyclists in the city and reduced traffic accidents to their lowest level in a century, is now the center of intense controversy. Anthony D. Weiner, a Democratic Congressman from Queens who’s eyeing a run for mayor in 2013, vows that if elected, he’ll tear out bike lanes across the city.

But there’s hope! Read the whole story now.

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