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Why Riding Bikes in New York City (Still) Sucks

Published On 09/09/2015 Published On 09/09/2015

"Imagine giving kids badminton racquets and asking them to play football against the Patriots."

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90% of on-street bike lanes are unprotected in NYC.

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"Bike lanes are new, and change is hard for communities."

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The number of bike tickets has doubled each year since 2012.

"People feel like cyclists are entitled."

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By the time the ambulance arrived, the biker was dead.

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