Five days ago I ran across an article in the San Francisco examiner titled “Time to mandate bicycle licenses.” I did my obligatory eye-roll and read the article. It was the same arguments we hear over and over again:
- Don’t get mad at me, I’m a cyclist myself
- Cyclists need to be held accountable
- Cyclists need to be treated the same as (those poor) motorists
Funny the article was titled “Time to mandate bicycle licenses.” As if the idea hadn’t ever been suggested before, but now is different. Now is the time.
Yesterday, the plot thickened…