Judge Dismisses PPW Bike Lane Lawsuit: Open Thread

Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Bert Bunyan has ruled in favor of the city in the Prospect Park West bike lane case, dismissing the plaintiffs’ lawsuit on the grounds that they did not file before the statute of limitations had run out. We will have more for you tomorrow, Streetsblog readers. If you care to peruse Judge Bunyan’s decision tonight, here it is [PDF]:

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Good Riddance to the Prospect Park West Bike Lane Lawsuit

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The people suing to remove the Prospect Park West bike lane have given up, more than five years after initiating a lawsuit that nearly sank New York City’s bike program. In a statement, Neighbors for Better Bike Lanes and Seniors for Safety (“organizations” that, to the best of my knowledge, now stand in for two people — former […]

Judge Rejects Delay Attempt By PPW Bike Lane Opponents

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Jim Walden and the bike lane opponents have failed in another effort to reshuffle the court’s schedule to gain a legal advantage in their fight against the Prospect Park West lawsuit. Yesterday, as Transportation Nation’s Kate Hinds reported, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Bert Bunyan denied a request by Walden to put off a July court […]