The Week in Pictures: Massive Phytoplankton Bloom, Bright Neon Bikes, and More

Emma Grady

Emma Grady
Living / Culture
August 26, 2011

Bright Bikes

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You can fight City Hall, sometimes. In this lovely little story, a Toronto woman decided to paint and spruce up an old bicycle that had been locked to a pole and abandoned for ages.

In an act of civic disobedience, she painted it neon red and planted the basket. Result: a parking ticket saying it had to be removed or destroyed. But brave citizens revolted and campaigned and protested...and out of that grew The Good Bike Project.

Read the full story: Neon Bicycles Pop Up in Toronto and Defy the Mayor

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