Was stopped at a light (one way street, two lanes of traffic, fairly busy cross street)
All of a sudden the livery driver (big black SUV) who was stopped in the left lane, pulls up, first into the crosswalk, and then into the intersection (on a full red) and turns right across the lane I'm in to make an illegal right turn on red, from the left lane.
The driver behind me in the right lane and I exchanged a look, rolled our eyes and shrugged.
What else can you do? I suppose it's better to do it on a red than just merging willy nilly once traffic starts.
It happened (sort of) again a mile later, when someone at Charles Circle again turned right from the left lane across two other traffic lanes,the middle one which I was in. Come ON!
This actually happens a lot in this intersection, so I expect this, take the middle lane very aggressively for a full block before the intersection and watch the cars (and their wheels) on my left like a hawk
I don't wanna hear it about scofflaw cyclists.
On the other hand, when I got into cambridge I had a couple of the "I'm too timid to pass" squad tailing me for blocks. Better that than aggressive passers, but I feel awkward with someone right on my heels like that.