"With 5,500 new bicycles about to hit the streets of New York," the growing tensions between cyclists and pedestrians "is liable to escalate to all-out warfare," say the authors. "Which is why we at Slate decided to convene a summit between a representative cyclist and a representative pedestrian to see if we could defuse tensions a bit."
What resulted was a 10-point peace treaty intended to smooth relations between the natural allies. It's comprised of five sensible rules for each side that are sure not to offend either camp (yeah right!).
Thanks to Daniel Lippman