Thursday, May 15, 2008

NYC loves bikes - NYC hates bikes

Some googling turned up this story on Streetsblog about the schizophrenic NYC government's position on bicycling to work...

"The seemingly schizoid Bloomberg Administration continues to encourage bicycling with one hand while making it incredibly difficult with the other. Two weeks ago, amidst news of new bike lanes, on-street bike parking, and an impending bike lane media blitz, we heard about a gang of Parks Dept. employees clipping locks and seizing dozens of bicycles at the Forest Hills subway station in Queens.

Now we get news from a daily bike commuter who says that her employer -- the City of New York -- suddenly, and without warning, started cracking down on employees who park their bikes indoors." continue reading...

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