Just when you think you've got the NYPD pegged, they throw you a curve. We thought they were hell bent on hassling cyclists, but here we have video of them spontaneously arresting a man for "ridiculing" a cyclist as they issue a summons for biking on the sidewalk. An unidentified passerby scolds the cyclist as he strolls by, saying, "You're a grown man, you know better than that!" (The cyclist wisecracks, "I just got my training wheels off and I'm afraid of the streets.
Some of you may have seen that video of the NYPD arresting a man for heckling a cyclist as he got a ticket and decided to meekly keep your mouth shut when witnessing police action. Not Barbara Ross, a Time's Up! volunteer and self-p... Read Post
The city has agreed to pay $965,000 dollars to cyclists arrested during the monthly Critical Mass rides. This is on top of the money the city spends to have a small army of cops on scooters issue summons to cyclists during the month... Read Post