Physically Separated Bike Lanes

From the always wonderful Streetfilms gang, "Featuring ample footage and photos from over a dozen cities worldwide, this video makes the case that America is woefully behind the curve in protecting its cyclists in big cities."

When it was posted on bike promotion site TaketheTooker, a commenter complained "Misguided cyclists like bike lanes because they have the mistaken belief that they must "stay out of the way of cars." No; it is the motorist's responsibility to avoid hitting you, a rightful user of the road.....Why do we need all this extra paint and infrastructure when we can accomplish the same thing just by squashing this ridiculous notion that cyclists are somehow "second class" road users?" Watch the film and read the comment; there will be a survey on this tomorrow. via ::Takethetooker

Tags: Biking | Cities | Curitiba

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