A video interview
Tourists sit on bikes that are available as part of a bike share program in New York. The privately funded Citi Bike bike-share program will launch with 6,000 bikes at 330 docking stations in Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
with Wall Street Journal editorial writer Dorothy Rabinowitz is a perfect illustration of what some are calling the "bikelash" against the city of New York's new bike-share program.
The headline - "Death By Bicycle" - pretty much sums up the writer's views. "Do not ask me to enter the mind of the totalitarians running this government of the city," she says at the start.
Got it? Implementers of a bike-share program equal totalitarian. The whole video is worth watching:
Sounds like an argument
from the 19th century.JimRomenesko.com collects
the knee-slapping responses, including this