Bike News Roundup: ‘Only an idiot drives on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus’

It’s time for the weekly bike news roundup! As always, this is an open thread.

First up, a Cleveland woman who was caught driving on the sidewalk to get around a stopped school bus has been fined $250, had her license suspended for 30 days and must spend two hours at a nearby intersection wearing a sign that says, “Only an idiot drives on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus.”


Pacific Northwest News:

Halftime show! StreetFilms created a great video showing the packed transit and bike lanes in New York City as people get around in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy:

Montage of Moving Modes: NYC is Back in Business! from Streetfilms on Vimeo.

National & Global News:

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5 Responses to Bike News Roundup: ‘Only an idiot drives on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus’

  1. no traffic lights says:

    I like the New York montage. I used to live there and I remember the trains closing due to floods in 2008. My normal commute over the Manhattan bridge was completely locked up with people in business attire riding their old rusty Huffys. It was enraging and I was frightened for my safety but I have to believe a lot of those people chose to ride in more often when they realized it only takes :30 minutes to get to your desk from Brooklyn.

  2. Mark von Wahlde says:

    But a bicyclist, in most jurisdictions, can ride on the sidewalk legally. Is the bicyclist in this instance also an idiot?

  3. Clark in Vancouver says:

    The sign around the neck thing is very medieval.

  4. Glorian Day says:

    …most we continue to propagate the witless tedium that is bikeyface.com?

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