03 Aug '11, 7pm

Vilnius Mayor Crushes Car in Bike Lane: Cyclists' Revenge | Care2 Causes

Vilnius Mayor Crushes Car in Bike Lane: Cyclists' Revenge | Care2 Causes

Last weekend, Arturas Zuokas, the Mayor of Vilnius in Lithuania, had himself filmed behind the controls of a tank crushing a Mercedes illegally parked in a bike lane. With the not very happy car owner standing by, Zuokas then swept up some of the debris, got onto his bicycle and pedaled off. Zuokas is, says the BBC , an “avid cyclist” and has made urging city residents to cycle more a priority while he has been in office. Here’s the mayor doing what a number of cyclists have perhaps wished someone could do, rather than having to weave out into traffic: The BBC Russian Service reporter in Vilnius, Aushra Radzeviciute, noted that “illegal parking is not a big problem in the city, but in its central streets it is strictly prohibited.” Zuokas was filmed in the tank last weekend for a Swedish TV series, 99 Things You Should Do Before You Die.” My husband and our 14-year-old son...

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