Sidewalk Biking Is Now a ‘Crisis’

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A cyclist pedals along a dedicated bike lane in central Berlin on May 18, 2011. Bicycles are a much used way of travel around the mainly flat German capital and has a good network of dedicated bike lanes around the city. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)
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The city is looking to crack down on cyclists who insist on taking the sidewalk, especially delivery guys, an infraction the City Council's Transportation Committee chairman referred to as a "crisis" that's turning our pedestrian walkways into the "Wild Wild West." Be careful out there, folks, and if necessary, duck behind a Midwesterner.