Rewind: The Taming and Reclaiming of Prospect Park West

It’s been nearly a year since we first ran Robin Urban Smith’s Streetfilm on the Prospect Park West redesign. A lot has happened since then, but the lane is working as well as ever and I can’t think of a better way to wrap up this important day for NYC street safety policy than to have another look at this video of DOT’s work in action.

After the jump, a reminder of Prospect Park West’s prior incarnation as a three-lane speedway…

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Judge says Prospect Park West bike lane case to proceed. I think the case’s merits speak for themselves. pic.twitter.com/d92runmfZk — Janette Sadik-Khan (@JSadikKhan) March 15, 2016 Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Bert Bunyan ruled yesterday that Prospect Park West bike lane opponents did indeed file suit before the six-month statute of limitations had run out. The […]