Posts Tagged ‘bicyclists’

More On Cyclists and Their Image Problem

Yesterday Salon ran the provocatively titled post, "Are urban cyclists just elite snobs?" (Read it.) In the wake of last week's discussion about cyclists running red lights (comments are also well worth reading), it was good to see a story that hit on a lot of the issues that our commenters on both sides brought [...]

Bike Advocates Score A Win From Police Complaints Board

After hearing testimony from bicycling advocates, the District's Police Complaint Board has agreed that police often erroneously ticket bicyclists involved in common bike-car collisions like "dooring" (where an oblivious driver opens their car door into the bike lane in front of a cyclist) and accidents where drivers make a right turn into a bicyclist who's [...]