Midtown bike ban signIn 1987, city officials attempted to ban weekday cycling in Midtown. The ban never took effect.

Streetsblog has a five part series about how the idea for a ban came about and the advocates that made sure it didn’t happen:

The Bicycle Uprising

Note that there will be a ride on September 28, 2012 to commemorate these events. Visit Battle of the Bike Ban for more information.

Photo from Streetsblog

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