Eyes on the Street: The Beginning of a Beautiful Bike Lane

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Snapped by Streetsblog regular Ian Dutton this afternoon: Crews prep Grand Street for the city’s first physically-protected crosstown bike lane [PDF]. Stretching from Varick to Chrystie, the Grand Street cycle track features some new design touches on account of its placement on the right side of a narrow street. The guys on the crew say the finished markings will be in place by next Tuesday.

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