More Inspiration for Those Commenting on the Bike Plan

Bike lanes: In some cities people are literally dying to have them and
some people go so far as to mark their own. Here in New York City, it
feels like every time I get on my bike there is a new bike lane –
sometimes on the left, sometimes buffered, and sometimes completely
separated from automobile traffic.  To understand these lanes, I had
the opportunity to go for a ride with the NYC DOT bicycle boys. They
explained the classes of bike lanes and showed off some of these
inventive facilities.  You can use Ride the City to find a safe bike route in New York City and watch this video to see what lanes are used on your route.

  • We could do this in LA. And we could do it better, because our neighborhoods are way more affordable. Grand and Wooster and Ninth in NY are very expensive neighborhoods and not very diverse.

    In downtown if we got off this commerce kick, at least the commerce that feels it needs car traffic to survive we could do this. It would also be very easy to expand this to the eastside and southsides of LA.

    Downtown should be turned into model for cycling and other forms of alt transit transportation.

    Browne

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