Created 08/03/2011 - 1 year ago
Fed up with illegal parking along a main thoroughfare in Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, the city's mayor made video of himself crushing an illegally parked Mercedes Benz with a tank.
HotlineReid: Do NOT park your luxury car in a no parking zone in Vilnius, Lithuania. The mayor will crush it with his tank -- http://nyti.ms/pUvD1K
performance_inc: Wow! RT @mountainrunner: Velnius mayor released vid of his crushing a Mercedes Benz illegally parked in a bike lane http://nyti.ms/poWYj0
TriRunner302: Gotta love a pro-bike lane mayor! http://nyti.ms/nSivJ3 #fitblog #blogher #triathlon #cycling
birdorama: RT @fixative: When in Vilnius, don't park your Benz in the bike lane: http://nyti.ms/nSivJ3 #perhapsalittleexcessivebutstillverygratifying
peter_Gillie: Vilnius Mayor Crushes Car in Bike Lane With a Tank - NYTimes.com: Fed up with illegal parking along a main thoro... http://bit.ly/o5BJZ8
wonkinakilt: Maybe @MikeBloomberg can do this to some illegally parked UN vehicle? It'd be a reason to pay their old parking tickets! http://t.co/r2mMBGt
julio_costa: RT @katiewdowd: Do not want cars, parking in bike lanes? The mayor of #Vilnius has one way to stop it, hysterical. http://t.co/RBGr51w
katibren: Bike? MUST watch. Mayor + tank crush Mercedes in bike lane. My new hero. Good as Jose Bove crashing McD's with tractor! http://t.co/rNZMz0R
KCbakes: sheesh, that'll teach 'em! RT @brimil And this is what happens if you park in the bike lane in Lithuania http://t.co/cTDTimU
DaveUsellis: RT @MattKuzma: Now that's extreme urban planning! http://t.co/dFRjgey @DaveUsellis #greentechnology #kickass
_thelunchbox_: RT @KarynPugliese: ROFL Fed up with cars blocking #bike lanes? Watch how a mayor in Lithuanian deals with it. (Funny publicity stunt) http://t.co/WAWSvDs
LittleZaide: the mayor of Vilnius (Lithuania) crushes a Mercedes illegally parked in a bike lane. With a tank. http://t.co/fQzDTG0 #ijustmovedtolithuania
KaptRodskjegg: RT @andhalse: http://t.co/qOWnD63 Sånn kan man rydde sykkelveiene i Oslo for feilparkerte biler!
mattgalluzzo: “@jbelmont: Lithuanian mayor crushes illegally-parked car with armored vehicle. NYT: http://t.co/QthY3aH”. My new favorite mayor!
Nerius: RT @jbelmont: Lithuanian mayor crushes illegally-parked car with armored vehicle. Video's on all the morning news shows. NYT: http://t.co/GDIiboA
wmrogers: The message is probably a wash w/ the tank, but still, what better way to say stay out of my bike lane: http://nyti.ms/nSivJ3. #Zuokas
Katulis: In my ancestral lands, the mayor of Vilnius, #Lithuania drives a tank thru a luxury car parked in city bike lane http://t.co/04fSWwK
patrickgibsonau: @paularmanas Is this how they enforce traffic fines in Lithuania? http://t.co/fHgSgLQ
intweetz: We want a mayor like this, not a rubber stamp http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/02/vilnius-mayor-crushes-car-in-bike-lane-with-a-tank
mileskmcpherson: @amosjheller http://j.mp/nNYQD4 You might be the schoolmaster, but this dude is the mayor and he rules.
StephenYarwood: Awesome RT @p_raph: I can imagine @StephenYarwood doing this: "Vilnius Mayor Crushes Car in Bike Lane With a Tank" http://t.co/E8Gifrq
msnbme: Talk about abuse of power...Vilnius #Mayor Crushes #Car in #BikeLane With a Tank - NYTimes.com: http://t.co/OhrsFJV #government
JGCalderon: “@muchachurris: WN! La mejor venganza contra los autos (de lujo) estacionados en las ciclovías!! http://t.co/jSQq1F6 (via @LucVidal )”
dimi_z: Кмете, кмете... във #Vilnius са почнали да се справят с неправилното паркиране. http://t.co/pPlOTgQ #Sofia @ProshkoProshkov Успех и на Вас!
DirtProof: Mayor rides a tank to crush car parked in bike lane. Now if only Bloomberg would do the same for bikes in NYC! http://t.co/W8N4jDY
megankstrait: RT @susandra: Extreme but effective way to clear blocked bike lanes http://t.co/6uWwBje @MayorRTRyback, are you next in the tank?
RTPortland: RT @AmautaCoffee Don't park in the bike lane or else... http://t.co/t0kFRsJ cc: @MayorSamAdams: Don't park in th... http://bit.ly/qukB0P
blu_tone: Cyclers Rejoiced ! Vilnius Mayor Crushes Car in Bike Lane With a Tank - NYT: http://t.co/KQq31mM via @addthis
KyleHarrietha: No tanks in #ymm but there are heavy haulers - Lithuanian mayor crushes car parked in bike lane w tank - http://nyti.ms/n8s4Wl @MayorMelissa
cpltalk: RT @eugenephoto: Forget FourSquare! Mayorship does NOT get more awesome than this: http://goo.gl/6ZNNK (cc: @absolutspacegrl @deepfoo @chrisguillebeau)
joel_mynsberge: Park your luxury car in a bike lane- it gets run over by a tank! http://t.co/cQSnFfz
Goldni: Well, that's...certainly one way to deal with cars illegally parked in the bike lane: http://t.co/skSWVjl @cruickshank
tonystarkradio: RT @G_RANTHot935: A mayor, fed up with illegally parked luxury cars, decides to use A TANK to crush them! http://t.co/M0Forxz
RevPedroSerrano: Mayor Crushes illegally parked car with tank. It was either a tank or the Segway. http://t.co/poCnyW9