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The driver of this vehicle should have never been on the street. Brooklyn ave & St Johns Pl in Brooklyn. 25 speed tickets and some more red lights. @bradlander #carculture
All of these 46 violations, in de past 90 days. And this guy can most likely be back on the road tonight.
This car has been seen before... And still nothing was done.
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Many don't realize how much we lose due to the insidiousness of car culture. Here's a thread to remind them. Feel free to retweet and add yours too. I'll start. If you've ever said, my kids can't walk to school because they have to cross a busy road, it's due to car culture.
If you have ever had a panic attack because your young child was running toward a road and you're scared they'll get hit, it's due to car culture.
If you've ever asked someone on a #Bicycle "isn't it dangerous to ride a #bike around here?" yes, that's also due to car culture.
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#InternationalWomensDay seems like a good time to talk about Women in Cycling, and how getting on a bike is #Feminism in Action. Grab on to your handlebars, because we're going for a quick tour of how #CarCulture reinforces the Patriarchy. πŸš—πŸ† 1/7
Like it or not, women are still society's primary care givers. Which means that streets which aren't safe for children to move around on are streets where women are stripped of their transport choice.
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Women have a tendency to engage in fewer risky behaviours. If riding a bicycle across the city is seen as dangerous, it's exclusionary towards women. Infrastructure must be perceived to be safe for ALL users. 3/7

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Hey @NACTO #NACTO19. Before you fawn over Toronto's leadership, we have seen MANY pedestrians preventably killed in recent weeks. This woman, killed yesterday, might have been someone's mom.…
This one, Friday, someone's grandpa?…
Imagine sitting for days by the side of a dangerous arterial, holding a sign hoping for the hit-and-run driver who killed your vibrant, beloved daughter to come forward? Knowing there is still no crosswalk planned to address the TTC desire line? #NACTO19…
#RoadViolence is so rampant and destructive that many have called for a state of emergency.…
#RoadViolence is unquestionably a clear, urgent #PublicHealthCrisis in this city. #NACTO19…
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Kicking off #WalkBikePlaces with an infrastructure tour on @BlueBikesNOLA. Several under way now; I'm on the one that looks at public art, placemaking. #bikeNOLA
First stop: Jackson Square, National Historic Site, named for Andrew J. Led battle that saved NOLA in 1812 but owned enslaved people. Should his statue come down? #WalkBikePlaces
Beautiful murals! Families of Plessy and Ferguson reconciled with art in celebration. Studio BE right across the street--big studio space in covered warehouse. @BlueBikesNOLA station right here at park.
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