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A thread on the hypocrisy of car cultures (feel free to add your own, it's fun!): A person driving to the gym is a legitimate road user, but a person cycling to work is not.
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Tony Arnold 23 Jan 19
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Cars killing 150 pedestrians each year is due to pedestrian distraction, but bicycles killing 1 pedestrian every 5 years is due to reckless cycling.
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Tony Arnold 23 Jan 19
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Slowing cars to 30 km/h will impact on productivity, but bicycles travelling at 30 km/h are speeding irresponsibly.
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Tony Arnold 23 Jan 19
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A roads budget of $20 billion is inaction, but a cycling budget of $0.05 billion is extravagance.
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Tony Arnold 23 Jan 19
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A car squeezing past a bicycle is inconvenienced, but a person cycling past a car at traffic lights is a selfish jerk.
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Tony Arnold 23 Jan 19
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The colour of your car is your choice (despite dark cars being less safe), but people who walk or cycle should wear bright clothing.
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Tony Arnold 23 Jan 19
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Driving a car without a helmet is perfectly safe, but a a person riding a bicycle without a helmet has a death-wish.
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Tony Arnold 23 Jan 19
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Millions of free car parking spaces is inadequate, but bicycle lanes are a waste of space.
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Tony Arnold 23 Jan 19
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In inactive and unhealthy person should get free medical treatment, but an active and healthy person is a freeloader who should pay registration.
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Tony Arnold 23 Jan 19
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Driving children to school in a massive, lethal and polluting car is responsible behaviour, but cycling to school with children is irresponsible.
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Tony Arnold 23 Jan 19
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Motor vehicles need to be parked on every street to meet transport needs, but share bicycles are street clutter.
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Tony Arnold 24 Jan 19
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Thanks for jumping on-board folks! I'll retweet some of my favourite responses with
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