i love this article. this is the kind of creative, direct action i’d like to be part of. beautiful!
Standing beside two parked cars, two men in dark baseball hats wait for the signal.
It’s broad daylight and nearly rush hour on Bloor. A woman in paint-stained jeans sprints ahead of the men, scanning the street. Another stations herself across the road, surveying the speeding cars for police. The thumbs-up sign is given.
The painting can begin.
Seconds later, a cardboard bike stencil is thrown on the road and the first of seven cans of hot pink paint is emptied on a stretch of Bloor St. W.
“Putting in a bike lane?” asks a teenage girl cycling by.
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