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Latvian Cycle Protest

bike carFrom Design Boom: During this year’s european week of sustainable mobility, a branch of latvian cyclists part of the “let’s bike it” community staged a creative protest, which effectively — and cleverly — showed that cars with single occupants take up way too much space.

This is by no means a new tactic of transportation protest, but it’s nice to see the spirit carried on, and hey, the frames might act as something of a crash proof carriage in case of collision. European Mobility Week is over, but you can get a recap of the proceedings here.

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One Comment

  1. LatvianOctober 21, 2014 at 8:08 am

    The «Let’s bike it» people are not the ones to credit. This was done by Viesturs Silenieks and others from Latvian Cyclists Union.
    They have shot a beautiful video too: https://vimeo.com/107018306

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