Marty’s Message

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Marty’s Message: If You Disagree With Marty, You Don’t Count

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At yesterday’s day of action on Prospect Park West, one contention from the opposition especially didn’t sit well with everyone who turned out to support the redesigned, traffic-calmed street. With hundreds of bike lane supporters gathered on the sidewalk a few feet away, Borough President Marty Markowitz’s chief of staff, Carlo Scissura, told the assembled […]

Three Myths From Marty About the PPW Bike Lane

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It’s showtime for the Prospect Park West bike lane, with a bike lane protest and a rally for the redesign coming up tomorrow morning. In a prelude to the big day, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz is making some rounds in the media. The Brooklyn Paper and NY1 got some choice quotes from the beep, […]

The Spaghetti-on-the-Wall Strategy

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Cross-posted from Brooklyn Spoke I’m not one for conspiracy theories.  9/11 was not an inside job, Oswald acted alone, the Moon landing was real, and Elvis is still dead. When it comes to all of the bike lane hate that seems to be spewing forth from various corners of this city, and Brooklyn in particular, […]

Markowitz on PPW Data: It’s a Vast Biking Conspiracy

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It’s hard to know what to say after viewing this CBS2/Marcia Kramer segment. Watch Marty Markowitz allege that bike counts on Prospect Park West were inflated because advocates got tipped off by DOT about when the counts would happen, then biked over to use the new lane on those days. Your jaw may drop. Marty […]