|See the dashboard flowers? Lovely!|
This sends a very clear message to those who think it's a good idea to cycle:
"It isn't - in fact, it's a very bad idea - we don't like it, and we don't like you. We're going to do our best to stop you."And quite right too. We all know that - what with being the Oil Capital of Europe and all - the local economy depends upon demand for petrol. That petrol, is, of course, made from good ol' North Sea Oil - our stock in trade. The more consumed, the higher the oil price, the better it is for Aberdeen "City and Shire"! Supply And Demand, d'you see?
So, those who think that commuting to and from the western suburbs on this piece of cycle infrastructure makes them big, clever, "green" and better than everyone else obviously have an anti-local-economy axe to grind. And the sooner we re-educate these people and correct their aberrant thinking the better. Then we (and they) can all get back in our nice Aberdeen Cars and jolly well get on with creating economic growth.
This is what is meant by "The Big Society". Isn't it lovely?