Friday, April 22, 2011

Prospect Park West Bike Lanes, Community Input into the Design

Community Board 6 recently and unanimously approved certain design modifications to the controversial bike lane along PPW.  I have attached the letter from CB6 to the NYC DOT which responds to certain modifications that DOT was planning and includes other ideas that had community support.  The overall theme was to (1) make the lanes fit better with the historic nature of the area, (2) improve visibility of cyclists and pedestrian safety, (3) reduce impacts on traffic and parking.  It will be interesting to watch the lane develop over the coming months and years: