Friday, May 15, 2015
This New App Lets You Report Cars Parked In Bike Lanes So They Can Be Towed Like They Deserve
In theory, as cities keep rolling out more bike lanes, bike commutes are getting easier. In practice, new bike lanes tend to double as illegal parking spots for delivery vans, idling cars, and cops getting pizza, leaving cyclists to veer into traffic to avoid crashing into obstacles. A new app is designed to let aggravated cyclists—or drivers fed up with any double-parked car blocking the road—to snap a photo and report it to the city to get it towed. Read more.