Ride of Silence

Germany´s first ROS took place last week. Daniel Doerk´s (itstartedwithafight.de) incessant work for the improvement and humanization of Osnabrück´s traffic situation led to about one hundred participants cycling into Osnabrück town centre on Wed at 7pm.

While the general atmosphere wasn´t exactly one of silence, with the bikes people brought a never ending topic, it still was quite horrible to listen to the second-by-second investigation accounts of three lethal accidents being read in the spots where the cyclists actually died.

Let´s hope there won´t be another ride necessary next year.

ROSspcard

The spoke card created by Daniel for the occasion

ROSread

A stop at an accident site

ROScrowd

waiting for the start

ROSthreewh ROSTand ROSNorw ROSKlapp ROSampel

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s