New York Mayor Eric Adams held a historic occasion on Tuesday. As he gently waved a checkered flag within the air, a whopping 92 “harmful” dust bikes had been mauled by a bulldozer.
These unlawful bikes have been terrorizing town for lengthy sufficient, he declared, and it is properly previous time for the menacing equipment to be eradicated for good.
He has a degree. New York can not seem to get a deal with on its many issues, not the least of which is the hovering crime price. So it solely is smart for New York’s leaders to concentrate on unlawful dust bikes, inanimate objects that may merely be bought elsewhere, relying on the riders’ dedication. Is not it comforting to know that politicians are addressing the vital points at hand? They’re even recycling the steel! Concurrently saving the surroundings and cracking down on crime — that is true management.
Certainly, the New York Police Division has confiscated greater than 3,000 unlawful all-terrain autos and dust bikes over the previous yr alone. This isn’t essentially as a result of they’re harmful, per se, however as a result of they “have been acknowledged as a nuisance by Metropolis Corridor, the NYPD, and odd New Yorkers,” Fox Information studies.
No less than Adams is dedicated to fixing this matter as soon as and for all.
“At this time, as we stand within the shadow of the Freedom Tower, we’re releasing ourselves from these harmful piece[s] of equipment that is on our streets,” he stated. “They are going to be crushed as we speak to allow them to by no means terrorize our metropolis once more, every one among them. They are going to be become scrap steel and ultimately recycled.”
“And I am not going to surrender on my promise and commitments to rid our streets of those bikes and make all of our boroughs a spot the place individuals can transfer about,” the mayor stated. “As you possibly can see from the variety of bikes right here as we speak, we’re making good on our promise.”
Ninety-two dust bikes down. Just a few several-thousand extra to go.