Eyes on the Street: Busted in the Bus Lane

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We’ve posted many times on NYPD bus lane abuse, so it’s nice to have this reader-submitted shot. This scofflaw driver was tagged Monday evening on E. 57th Street between Madison and Fifth — just in time for bus passengers to witness a rare act of traffic law enforcement.

With new MTA chief Jay Walder citing bus lane blockage as a top priority, hopefully we’ll be seeing a lot more of this. Who knows, maybe there’s even an order of concrete on the first 100 days’ agenda.

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