The Ethics of NYC Cyling
Some fun dialogue has been happening regarding cycling in NYC recently.
First, the ethics of cycling and traffic signals:
And a counter-argument by a finance blogger:
And the unofficial moderator:
Personally, I’m with the Mr. Cohen and Kant, with the caveat that cyclists on NYC are generally terrible at riding their bicycles, and should pay more attention to their environment, including stoplights.
Between discourse like this and the upcoming soda regulation I’m hopeful that in a few years NYC will soon be a Copenhagenesque enclave of thin, well-dressed progressives safely riding in protected lanes to their jobs rethinking urban planning and civil engineering in a post-peak oil world.