Eyes on the Street: Brooklyn Bridge, Thurs. June 29, 8:45 am


Manhattan-bound on the Brooklyn Bridge this morning,
on the way to Transportation Alternatives’ City Hall rally. The traffic
jam on the right, the smog-cloaked city in the background, the sparsely
populated bike path — this is what a broken transportation system
looks like.

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I’d bet that people walking outnumber people bicycling across the Brooklyn Bridge by at least 100 to one. I cycle across the wooden-slatted walkway that soars over the top of the bridge regularly now, and every time I do so I think about this. My rolling bicycle negates the space for scores of people every […]