Re: [Elm City Cycling] new haven advocate story part 2
- Hello all,
Always interesting to see how things get edited. Here was my original
I appreciated Paul Bass' "Road Hogs" Hit & Run piece. The incidents come
as no surprise to those of us who bicycle frequently in and around this
city, which I have for the last dozen years. In this city, where a red
light is just a suggestion, and a turn signal seems to be disdained as
offering too much information to the enemy, it feels like a battlezone out
there; a battle for self-preservation, and a battle for the right to
choose a mode of transportation. I think the crux of the problem appears
right at the end of his article: "I still don't know," she says, "what the
I thought it was kind of important to convey that riders feel that we're
under siege, but maybe I was too critical? Considering what the roads are
like, I felt like I was holding back a hell of a lot.
Anyway, if some sort if info were to go out in tax bills, that might be a
start. Maybe if the DMV actually tested people in order for them to get a
license, it would help a lot...
At 03:59 AM 4/22/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>There's another bicycle related story by Paul Bass in the New
>Haven Advocate this week titled "The Bike Friendly City,
>Revisited". You can find it on page ten or here:
>In the story there is talk about inserting an informational flyer
>about sharing the road with cyclists in the New Haven car-tax
>bills this year.
>Also, there's a bicyle related letter to the Editor on page five by
>Tim Nottoli of Hamden.
>Happy reading. See you on Friday.
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