The Battles on the Brooklyn Bridge

We at the Thoreau You Don't Know propose the following truce...
ONE of the great battlefields in the war between bicyclists and pedestrians in New York City is the Brooklyn Bridge. Pedestrians think all bicyclists are out-of-control maniacs; bicyclists — the majority, anyway — are just trying to avoid cars and not break a sweat. The stripe painted down the center of the elevated Brooklyn Bridge walkway, to separate bicyclists from pedestrians, has become a line in the sand. We need to erase that line once and for all.
via the New York Times

1 comment:

  1. Nice article. You should check out what's been done on Vancouver's Burrard Bridge, where a lane and a sidewalk have been re-allocated from autos to bicycles.