Take the PPW Bike Lane Survey

We’ve got an addendum to today’s news about Prospect Park West bike lane demonstrations. City Council members Brad Lander and Steve Levin have put up a survey to see what their constituents think of the re-designed street. The questions get pretty detailed but it only takes a few minutes to fill out.

In related news, John del Signore at Gothamist is reporting that one Leslie Sicklick will be out on First Avenue and 14th Street tomorrow afternoon at 5 p.m. to protest the addition of protected bike lanes and pedestrian refuges in the East Village. Ms. Sicklick says she’s invited TV crews and newspaper reporters to capture her displeasure at the loss of parking spaces and car lanes to make way for this:

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  • HRML error giving a bad link. Should be http://www.surveymonkey.com/ppwsurvey

  • Im guessing Ms. Sicklick isn’t a new urbanist. haha

  • Does NYC have a working sewer system?

  • I took the survey and it only took four minutes. We want City Council members to hear loud and clear from all of us who love the lane.

  • chuck

    Hey – i got an email announcement of this survey from Brad Lander, but his URL goes to http://www.surveymonkey.com/ppwsurvey33.

    Anyone else get this?

    Are there two surveys? Any chance one is a decoy? Thoughts?

  • @chuck,

    I think you mean Steve Levin, who’s the Council Member for the 33rd Council District (hence the 33 at the end). Community Board Six also has a unique URL, ending in “cb6.” They’ll all end up in the same place — no subterfuge.

  • Marty Barfowitz

    Yes, go and do the survey. It’s important. We need lots of livable streets advocates to do it. But let’s also acknowledge the cowardice and lack of leadership implicit in the fact that Council member Steve Levin won’t say whether or not he supports the PPW project until he sees the results of this survey. I find that pretty sad and disappointing. Lander, at least, has expressed his support publicly.

  • Geck

    I asked Steve Levin at the pre-construction information session if he supported it. He indicated he supported it, but joked that it was not controversial. I guess he wants to make sure it is still not controversial. Which is all the more reason to show our support through the survey and by coming out next Thursday morning.


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