Critical Mass Is Designed to Stop Traffic …

RECEIVED Wed., Sept. 24, 2008

Dear Editor,
    Regarding all the letters about Mr. Moser and the Critical Mass incident from the cyclists, I have two comments. Critical Mass is designed to do one thing only – stop automobile traffic and piss off the drivers. As for all of you cyclists out there who keep complaining about how there are not enough bike lanes, use the existing ones first. As a transit rider, just yesterday while I was waiting on the bus, two cyclists, within five minutes of each other, were riding on the sidewalk (which is for pedestrians) and forced me out into the street or else get run over by the cyclist when there is a large, well-marked bike lane (this is on Metric Boulevard) for their use. But they insist on making people waiting on the bus step out into the street and oncoming traffic when they have a bike lane. If you won't use the ones that exist, why do you want more?
Cyrus Crawford
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