Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Lithuanian Mayor Defends Bike Lanes With A Tank

If this isn't a hoax then it is the single most amazing piece of biking news I've ever seen. Where does Bloomberg keep his tank for those annoying delivery trucks clogging up all the bike lanes?

Well, it wasn’t so much a tank, but an armored personnel carrier… According to Jalopnik.com:
The mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania was so upset with luxury cars parking in the city’s bicycle lanes he held a demonstration to express his displeasure — using a troop carrier to crush a junked Mercedes W140, just like the Soviets used to.

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