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Dream of Connected NYC Greenway Re-Envisioned as Path to COVID Recovery

Fans of foot power are hoping President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan can help link the disjointed system of bike and footpaths across the five boroughs. The idea’s gained momentum amid the pandemic bike boom.

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Cyclists Snub Brooklyn Bridge as Other Spans Draw More Pedal Power

Even as bike sales get a pandemic boost, two-wheeled traffic drops along the New York City icon’s notoriously narrow shared path. Meanwhile, the other East River bridges are seeing a bicycle boom.

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Two-Wheel Traffic Up on Bridges, But Cash-Strapped City Can’t Expand Crowded Bike Lanes

Transportation officials concede cycling advocates are right about the need for more bike space on the Queensboro and Brooklyn bridges — but say there’s nothing they can do about it now.

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City Hall’s Protected Bike Lane ‘Green Wave’ Pedals Past Local Foes

A Brooklyn community board unanimously rejected City Hall’s plans for a new bike lane on Shore Parkway. But that didn’t stop transportation officials.

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Some Local Pols Want City to Slow Down on New Bike Lane Push

Mayor de Blasio proposed an 80-mile "green wave" of protected bike lanes by 2021 amid a spike in deaths. But City Council members aren’t all on board.


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