Bike lanes

A fleet of mini-plows will get their first test this weekend, with as much as a foot of snow expected.
Since its installation earlier this month, the Centre Street bike lane has been perpetually blocked by vehicles with NYPD and police union placards.
"This is a big step toward continuing to grow Citi Bike’s role as a truly regional bike share program that meets the first- and last-mile commute needs of New Jersey residents, who often have bikeshare transportation needs on both sides of the Hudson."
On Thursday afternoon, the Department of Sanitation said that 95% of bike lanes had been cleared, but that does not mean they are cleared for long, as drivers, property owners, and more plows move the snow around the streetscape.
The poll of 805 New Yorkers was designed to resemble the city’s electorate; 64% reported owning a car, and just 30% said they rode a bike in the last month.
Alternate side parking is suspended for continued snow removal and 600 workers are working to clear pedestrian areas and bike lanes.
"In a city with 6,300 miles of streets, we have 6,300 miles of possibilities."
"There are spots along this path that lead you straight into the side of parked car. It’s bizarre."
Ten miles of shiny new protected bike lanes will be added to the borough in 2020, according to the city.
A new study out of Hunter College offers a rare statistical window into the pervasive problem.
The mayor has thrown his support behind the next mayor implementing a bold street safety plan.
'Myself and many of the other residents of CPW who use our street for walking and biking and not car storage are relieved to see this decision which will ensure a street that works for everyone.'
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