19 Dec '11, 3pm

Taking Back The Streets: Look At The A**hole in the Bike Lane

Taking Back The Streets: Look At The A**hole in the Bike Lane

The Speakeasy Tattoo establishment is on one of Toronto's busiest bike lanes, right next door to the Sam James Coffee Bar , said by many to be the best in town. People would dash in for a coffee, but they take their time pulling a latte. The Sam James people try to encourage good behaviour among their customers with a sign outside their door, Lloyd Alter/CC BY 2.0 And the Tattoo parlour put up their own sign: Lloyd Alter/CC BY 2.0 But that didn't work either; people still parked their Hummers in the bike lane, as in this photo by Corey Mintz . So they set up a camera in their shop and started a website, logically called Look at the Asshole in the Bike Lane. It is quite festive, as they shoot their photos through the Christmas decorations. Speakeasy /Screen capture Most retailers and stores hate bike lanes, and complain constantly that they reduce their business. Here's a s...

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