NY: the most important danger in this city is the cyclists (according to the WSJ)

The Wall Street Journal has made an epic editorial video blasting NYC’s new bike share program (called Citibikes). The lead plaintiff is editorial board member Dorothy Rabinowitz, who calls Bloomberg totalitarian, and says that she speaks for the great majority of New Yorkers who detest the bikes, and that they’re a fire hazard. Some of Rabinowitz’s best lines: “Do not ask me to enter the minds of the totalitarians running this city.” “I would like to say to the people who don’t live in New York… envision what happens when you get a government run by an autocratic leader.” “We now look at a city whose best cities are absolutely begrimed by these blazing blue Citibank bikes.” “It is shocking to walk around this city.” “The most important danger in this city is not the yellow cabs… it is the cyclists, empowered by the city administration.” “I invite the mayor… to stand on Lower 5th Avenue and see exactly what happens every day.” “We have a mayor who is a practiced denier” “If the mayor had any guts, he would have undertaken a study.” “The bike lobby is an all-powerful enterprise.” “The city is helpless before the driven, ideological passions of its leader.” To watch the entire interview (3 minutes): http://live.wsj.com/video/opinion-death-by-bicycle-/C6D8BBCE-B405-4D3C-A381-4CA50BDD8D4D.html#!C6D8BBCE-B405-4D3C-A381-4CA50BDD8D4D Jason Gay, a journalist of WSJ does not completly agree with Mrs Rabinowitz. To read his article: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887324798904578527592558673764