Last Friday, Crimanimal Mass
took their second bicycle ride on the freeway during drive-home rush hour (see a video of their first ride here
). Whizzing by gridlocked cars, the demonstration, albeit illegal, raises questions. Good questions. One of the group's organizers, Morgan Strauss, 29, was quoted in the Santa Monica Daily Press
(.pdf) this weekend saying that he "just wanted to raise questions about the transportation infrastructure. In a city ruled by cars, why is it that you can get places faster on bikes?"
Many photos were taken of the ride, which included nearly 30 bicyclists, but also three rollerbladers: