Council Speaker Corey Johnson wants to repurpose street parking for at least 30 miles of new bus lanes per year, with physical separation from other traffic and camera enforcement to keep out cars and trucks.
The new bus terminal is expected to cost $10 billion.
Crashes on Dyckman injured more than 300 people during the nine years it took to see the project to fruition. The new measures were in place for about 10 months before DOT wiped them away.
'Nobody can tell me the city of New York can't be doing better by these animals.'
'It's an urgent epidemic. It demands immediate action and we must pass this bill now.'
The bikeway was just a few months old when elected officials, at the behest of business owners who preferred the previous design, called on the city to rip it out.
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