Bike Ticket Blitz Reportedly Underway in Central Park

Heads up if your p.m. bike commute takes you through Central Park, or if you’re planning on an after-work ride. This just in from reliable source (and Streetfilms star) Marcus Woollen:

If you have an encounter in the park this evening, tell us about it in the comments or email tips@streetsblog.org.

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