New Bike Markings for North Greenpoint

Tipster Ryan Lee sends along some photos of new bicycle lanes being marked on Manhattan Avenue in North Greenpoint, Brooklyn today. He writes that the new lanes stretch from Ash St. to Greenpoint Ave. on both sides of the street and bike boxes are going in at the intersections.

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