"This sounds familiar, typical even.
I think there's an aspect of cognitive dissonance where if someone calls them out for being wrong its easier to get mad at the person calling them out rather than realize that they themselves were actually in…"
"Please word it politely - as much this person is repeatedly being rude an insensitive to us, they probably don't see themselves as a villian. The goal is not to threaten or scare them as cathartic as that might be, but to educate and enlighten…"
"I always try to go to the original latin in these situations... Bi-Cycle... so - checks out.
But, joking aside, there's some people with pure pedal powered bikes, some with electric assist and battery power, some with the old…"
"So, not quite on topic, as its not people parked and blocking the bike lane, but certainly not respecting it either.
Just because you have a green bicycle signal and the right turn lane on your right has a red right turn arrow, does not mean…"
"Good luck! & thanks for your dedication and the follow through. Perhaps showing some of the images from this thread will help support your position that this is unacceptable behavior, systemic, creates situations that are dangerous to others and…"
"I would complain to the non-profit organization that had their sidewalk shoveled out into the bike lane, but... given the good work they're doing that needs support and the fact that they bothered to shovel the snow at all (most hadn't…"
"I think you're on the right track. There are some things we can control directly, and others that we can't. I can't force drivers or other cyclists to follow the rules. But, I can follow the rules of the road better as a cyclist and…"
"I like these latest photos in that it makes it clear what's been done wrong here that's causing the problem. They stop the yellow curb paint and have a no parking sign with the arrow pointing only to the right. they need to paint the curb…"
"Its been an interesting week, one that makes me thankful that these minor transgressions of scofflaws are all I have to worry about personally. At the same time, I think we could all do with taking a moment to think about how the world looks from…"
Hey Ben. I stop at every single red light too, no matter what. Not so much for stop signs, though. ;-) Of course, you go a lot faster than I do, so I might see you at one red light along Milwaukee, but I know I won't see you at any more after that!
Hey Ben! Great meeting you today. I owe you a beer for your wonderful helpfulness at the end. ;-) Sorry about the abrupt departure! I thought perhaps you were heading south and we were going east. Either way, thanks for coming out. Next time we'll get better weather. :-) kelly