Critical Mass Ends
Insider News 30 September 2016 0
A bumper turnout is expected tonight when Warsaw’s monthly Critical Mass bike ride leaves Pl. Zamkowy one final time. Originating in 2002, the public gathering was originally launched to encourage the use of bikes whilst also drawing attention to the sorry state of available infrastructure. Frequently attracting thousands of... Read more
The End of Critical Mass
Insider News 4 September 2016 0
Organizers have announced that Warsaw’s monthly Critical Mass bike ride will cease after September. First held in 2002, the gathering was originally coordinated to both encourage the use of bikes as a means of daily transport whilst also highlighting the lack of necessary infrastructure available for cyclists. However, organizers... Read more
On Yer Bike!
Cyclists defied a ruling by City Hall in February outlawing the now traditional end-of-month Critical Mass bike ride around the city. Local decision makers withdrew consent following fears that Warsaw’s fragile traffic arrangements would breakdown following the closure of Łazienkowska Bridge. “We’ll still protect the cyclists,” said a police... Read more