How About Two Bike Lanes Per Street?

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Now for something completely different: Clarence Eckerson snapped these photos of a double bike lane on both sides of Second Avenue between 1st and 2nd Streets. The new street design also includes a rather massive bike box.

Has New York City ever had a street with bike lanes running along both sides? This seems to be a new one.

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