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Last week, we made the case that cars have only ruined the great borough of Brooklyn, but not everyone agrees, especially not Brooklyn's Community Board 1. Last week, in an apparent stand against the "War On Cars," Williamsburg and Greenpoint's CB1 denied four requests from local businesses to install bike corrals in front of their stores. The reason? The bike corrals would replace valuable parking spaces. The requests came from Tutu's (Bogart St.), Bike Smith II...
"How is it possible to feel nostalgia for a world I never knew?" Che Guevara, or at least the Gael Garcia Bernal incarnation, wonders when he visits Machu Picchu in The Motorcycle Diaries. "How can a civilization that built this"—the camera shows the ruins of the great mountain city—"be destroyed to build this?"—and it cuts to the urban sprawl of Lima. I've shared his dismay, or at least something similar, as I've pored over...
    Last weekend, the New York Times printed an Op-Ed provocatively titled "Is It Ok to Kill Cyclists?" While that title seemed transparent in its attempt to  draw in readers (which, no big deal; we all do it!), it also seemed obviously rhetorical, because, no! Of course it's not ok to kill cyclists! It's not ok to kill anyone, right? Actually, wrong! As we learn more and more every day, it's totally fine to kill or...

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