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My NYC Biking Story: Steve O’Neill

11:50 AM EDT on June 23, 2011

Prospect Heights resident Steve O'Neill has been biking for most of the 15 years he's lived in New York City. Steve commutes daily to Columbus Circle, and last year he added a new leg to his trip. Every day he drops his son Beckett off at school in Park Slope, and the new Prospect Park West bike lane helps him do that safely.

As a subway trip it took 30 minutes -- including a transfer and going up and down nearly 200 steps. On the bike, they get to school in just 10 minutes. How does Beckett feel about the bike ride to school? "The last time I didn't ride it was winter and it was really snowy and he was begging to go on the bike instead of the subway," Steve said.

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