Eyes on the Street: Hudson River Greenway Crash

Sproule Love wrote:

Yesterday I saw yet another peice of evidence that drivers are out of control in NYC… A NY Waterway bus hit a cyclist crossing an entryway that intersects with the West Side bike path at 40th Street. The cyclist seemed OK, not fatally wounded, but it is still a horrible sight to see only a short distance from the Ghost Bike marking where Dr. Carl Nacht was killed by an NYPD tow truck. I didn’t get any names, but thought somebody should report it.

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