Prince Street Bike Lane Has Arrived

After months of debate including criticism from cyclists who want a physically-separated bike lane built on dangerous Houston Street and local car owners who want to protect their right to cheap on-street parking, a freshly painted green bike lane was spotted on Prince Street late last night at the corner of Mott. As Ariel Sharon used to say, there’s nothing like "facts on the ground" to end an argument. Though, come to think of it, they’re still arguing in the Middle East.

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It looks like at least one local merchant isn’t complaining about the loss of on-street parking. Note the bicycles in the window of the shop at lower left…

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