09 Jun '11, 4pm

Cyclist Argues Against Bike-Lane Police Fine In Hilarous Video

Cyclist Argues Against Bike-Lane Police Fine In Hilarous Video

Casey Neistat was ticketed for not riding in the bike lane in New York City and had to pay a $50 fine. It brings up an important issue about how cities need to keep bike lanes safe if they're to require cyclists to ride only within the narrow white lines. I think this cyclist makes a strong, and admittedly funny point when he illustrates why cyclists sometimes don't, or rather can't, ride in the bike lane. Somehow, running into the obstacles rather than just pointing them out makes the problem a lot more apparent. And the last scene of the video...well that just brings it all full circle.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/cyclist-argues-ag...

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