Kudos to the Germans, they shut down 37-miles of the Autobahn between Duisburg and Dortmund.  The result: 3 million people turned out amid fine weather, one million of them with their bicycles. The highway, which crosses North Rhine-Westphalia state, is normally one of Europe’s busiest. Check out more pictures here.

If the Germans can shut down a major highway for six hours, I don’t see why we can’t close a lane of traffic on the Rickenbacker Causeway on weekend mornings for a few hours.

Tagged with:

2 Responses to Autobahn shuts down; Germans throw massive street party

  1. JM Palacios says:

    Someone is requesting to shut down Alligator Alley for a bicycle ride. If the Germans can do it, why can’t we?


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

This site is protected by Comment SPAM Wiper.