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NY's Bloomberg: No Bikes on Subway

Published March 22, 2009

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—It seems that New York City may only be bike friendly to a point.

On his weekly radio program on Friday morning, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said he opposed allowing commuters to bring bicycles onto subway cars, even if the Metropolitan Transportation Authority permits it.

“I know bicyclists will now ring the phones off the hook, but they are just too big, particularly at rush hour,” he said of the bikes. “I just don’t think they should allow it,” he added.

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