Streetfilms: Make Your Own Bike Etiquette PSA

Biking Rules, the new campaign organized by Transportation Alternatives, is sponsoring a video and photo PSA competition. Submissions are now being accepted for two categories in the competition: "Why Biking Rules!" and "The Biking Rules Street Code."

The Biking Rules campaign outlines several ways to lead by example when riding your bicycle. So, with a little inspiration from an old Bike Snob NYC post, I made this PSA addressing one of the street codes called "Ride Right" — meaning, ride in the direction of traffic. It is simply safer for everyone on the street.

Take a look and then go out and make an even fancier PSA. If watching mine is not inspiring enough, it looks like you can win up to $4000, a bike and some other goodies. For contest details and submission information, visit BikingRules.org/PSA.

  • Nice and simple and clear message! See folks, it is that easy!!

  • Paul

    See people riding the wrong way or ignoring traffic control devices make me mad because they’re making our drive for better bicycle amenities harder. I especially get upset when I’m riding down ninth ave where we have the colored bike lane with bicycle stoplights and I see cyclist blow right throw the lights and ride up it the wrong way.

  • Pursuant

    Well done.

  • Brian

    Well done Elizabeth. Wrong way cycling is becoming a big pet peeve of mine.

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