Eyes on the Street: Tillary Street Bike Lane Parking Lot

Ian Dutton, organizer of the Houston Street bike safety initiative, made this brief StreetFilm while riding in the physically-separated bike lane on Tillary Street approaching the Brooklyn Bridge. On his YouTube page, Dutton writes, "I was on my way from SoHo to Park Slope when I saw a most remarkable assemblage of press vehicles in the PROTECTED bike lane on Tillary Street." 

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  • mike
  • Dan

    If only someone would come up with something that you can use to obstruct the path of vehicles but not cars….Maybe DOT can do a study.

  • Tillary St. is a mess, especially by the Manhattan Bridge…all the streets around there, actually, just too many cars…

  • I like how some of the trucks are both parked in the bike lane and idling.

  • TK

    Kind of silly.
    Write the president of the New York Press Club [easy to find; they have a web site] and complain.

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