Nebbishes For Better Bike Lanes
The bike lane debate is now such a central part of the city’s cultural fabric that no less a “real” New Yorker than Woody Allen has been asked to chime in on the subject:
New York has changed for the better in some obvious ways, like the dropping of the crime rate and people don’t squeegee my windshield when I come to a stoplight. On the other hand, uncontrolled bike riders are a great hazard, and the wonderful idea of more and more people having bikes in New York will turn sour as people become alienated because so much of it is out of control. That will be a pity.
If only New York could go back to the Halcyon days of the late 1970s: