What Happens When You #ReplaceBikeWithCar

Late last week, somebody started the meme #ReplaceBikeWithCar on Twitter and it really took off.

Zachary Shahan used Storify to put together this collection of the most thought-provoking quips. As Robert Prinz showed with his altered news items, a simple word swap can effectively tease out the absurdity of cultural attitudes toward driving and biking.

All we have to say is, bravo and keep ’em coming.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Thursday’s Headlines

|
Streetsblog gets action! Our Sorriest Bus Stop Contest may cause change in Cincy. (WVXU) D.C. Metro track inspectors who falsified safety reports will probably get their jobs back after an arbitrator ruled they were scapegoated to cover up the poor training they received. (WTOP) The Saporta Report outlines the 60-year history of the Clifton Corridor, […]

Wednesday’s Headlines

|
Brussels went mostly car-free for a day, and carbon pollution fell by 80 percent. Imagine that. (Eltis) Technology is not going to save cities from congestion. Whether they have human drivers or computers, cars will always take up more space per passenger than trains. (Boston Globe) Transit advocates continually have to justify the D.C. Metro’s […]