<body> Public Ad Campaign: Hasidic and Secular Cyclists Collaborate on Bedford Ave Re-Striping
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Friday, December 18, 2009

Hasidic and Secular Cyclists Collaborate on Bedford Ave Re-Striping

I know this is old news but I love this sort of direct action community project. Many times people need to step outside of the accepted means of behavior to control the spaces in which they live. A healthy public dialogue is the result and this only contributes to public spaces that reflect the needs of the community.

Via Animal New York

After reports that two people were arrested re-striping bike lanes on Bedford Avenue, comes news that no arrests were in fact made. Only summonses were issued to the group, which included “both secular Williamsburg residents and members of the Hasidic community,” according to local bike shop owner and advocate Baruch Herzfeld. [MORE]

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