The DIY Sneckdown and Other Snow-Based Traffic Calming

The Department of Sanitation said yesterday that the city is finally working to clear bike lanes of snow and ice. But five days after Jonas moved on, there’s still plenty of slippery, slushy stuff where people walk and bike on New York City streets.

On the upside, it’s a been a great week for sneckdowns. Here’s another set of photos (plus a video!) of nature’s traffic-calming in action, in NYC and beyond.

  • Jeremy Miller

    I think LA could use some snow, if only for all the sneckdowns it would leave behind…

  • Bernard Finucane

    In LA you should half the width of the city streets first and ask questions later.

  • Jeremy Miller

    Seriously…I just moved here from NYC, and it amazes me how every main street is way too wide and every side street is about 4 feet too narrow. I assume there’s some changes that need to be made to deal with earthquakes and such, but even still the roads just seem so poorly designed.

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