Save Berlin: On the bike path to hell



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"privileged minority"

I see how some people or businesses rely on the use of vehicles rather than bikes, but in the grand scheme of things, they need to look forward and find ways around that. If we could build this city to prioritize cyclists and pedestrians and use underground or overhead public transit, then we end up with more store front business, more local stores growing, and more cultural hot spots. Berlin is already quite good at the last point, there is no ONE "downtown" there are many, but there could be so many more, giving this city character unlike any other.

Colin more than 2 years ago

Culture wars

Let's call a spade a spade - it is a culture war against car drivers, right? At least, as a cyclist, I'm happy to call it that. But that's not only a good thing, it seems necessary. Car culture is crazy. How much space do we give cars? I'd love to see the statistics, but from house front to opposite house front in Berlin probably...30% has cars lying on it. Repurpose some of that and it's not only cyclists but kids, dog walkers, cafes that benefit. Shame it's taking so long!

Ian. more than 2 years ago

Be careful what you say.

Please don't use the phrase, "Let's call a spade a spade," it's racist.

Dieter more than 2 years ago

Don't forget pedestrians

On my too short visits to Berlin, I have noticed children are very considerate is sharing paths with pedestrians. The same cannot be said of their elders.

Richard Ure more than 2 years ago

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