"Regardless of the obvious dangers, some people will ride bikes in San Francisco for the same reason Islamic fanatics will engage in suicide bombings -- because they are politically motivated to do so."
Rob Anderson, who also claims that bike lanes actually contribute to pollution and is initiating legal battles to stop additional bike lanes.
"He was crossing on the red light. I really hate jaywalkers. I despise them. Since I don't run the country, all I can do is yell at 'em. The other option is to run 'em over, but as a compassionate conservative, I would never do that."
Syndicated columnist Robert D. Novak responding to an incident where he cursed out an alleged jaywalker on a Washington DC street in 2001. In 2008 he actually struck a pedestrian crossing legally at a light.
"It would also be useful if there were a law against people riding bicycles in snow and icy conditions on public streets. They are a major hazard to driving in any weather, but especially in bad weather."
City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works foreman Melanie G. Hall in a letter to the editor.
"cars are more likely inhabited by people with a higher value for their time."