events happen several times a year. T.A. activists join with police
officers to educate cyclists and motorists about proper conduct on the
road. Activists hand out fake tickets to motorists for a number of
activities that endanger cyclists, and pass out multi-lingual educational
flyers to wayward cyclists. Meanwhile, the cops hand out real tickets to
cars illegally blocking the bike lane.
The three goals of the Give Respect Get Respect campaign:
Educate motorists to
share the road — and give cyclists the space we deserve.
Educate cyclists not
to ride on the sidewalk, ride in the direction of traffic, not to ride
in a way that threatens pedestrians.
Officers about the laws that protect cyclists.
Tri-lingual fliers help spread the word for safe cycling: