Straw Men on 10-Speeds

Chaban (as usual) nails it – this time on the bike lanes as proxy in a culture war.

Four of [NYC’s] boroughs have the worst commute times in the country, according to the Census Bureau. Meanwhile, MetroCards have surpassed $100 a month as service is curtailed. Bridge tolls have jumped to boot. And yet here comes the mayor and his men (and, in this case, one particular woman), painting green stripes all over town, promoting what many see as little more than a children’s toy.