New Bike Stencils Completed on the Lower East Side

As on Brookyn’s Fifth Avenue this weekend, it looks like DOT has finished installing the new Class III bike route stencils on Clinton and Delancey Streets. If you ride this route, let Streetsblog know what you think of these.

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