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StreetFilm: Trading Car Parking for Bike Racks

3:03 PM EDT on July 13, 2007

Trading Car Parking for Bike Racks
A StreetFilm by Clarence Eckerson
Running Time: 3 minutes 30 seconds

In a historic first for New York City, the Department of Transportation has removed on-street car parking spaces in favor of bike racks.

This revolutionary development took place near the Bedford Avenue subway station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Streetsblog has been covering the story obsessively. And Clarence Eckerson brought his video camera to yesterday's press conference with DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan and others.

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