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Scofflaws

November 4, 2019, 10am PST
The ongoing effort to rid transit systems of riders incapable of living by the Golden Rule continues in Boston, written by a columnist with an obvious case of the Mondays.
The Boston Globe
May 16, 2019, 7am PDT
One perhaps overlooked detail of an ambitious Vision Zero bill proposed last week for Washington, D.C.: a provision that would allow ordinary citizens to issue parking tickets.
WTOP
Blog post
October 27, 2015, 2pm PDT
At the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning conference, several researchers shared their work examining why people hate bicyclists and what can be done about that animosity.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
April 7, 2015, 1pm PDT
As Columbia, Missouri prepares to crackdown on bikers riding on sidewalks in the city's business district, not much attention is given to their safety on the street.
Columbia Daily Tribune
January 10, 2015, 9am PST
An article on Washington Post's Wonkblog says what some bikers were thinking: sometimes it feels safer to break the law.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
November 27, 2014, 1pm PST
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has proposed a new fee on landlords to help enforce scofflaws. An editorial by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, however, argues that the math behind the fee doesn’t add up.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
July 8, 2014, 2pm PDT
NPR's Scott Simon, Peabody-winning journalist and the Saturday host of Morning Edition, recently set off a Twitter-storm when he called out bikers as scofflaws.
Medium