This Week: Gridlock Sam, Sandwiched By Bike Lane Proposals

On the Streetsblog calendar: In between community board meetings about bike lanes in Manhattan and Brooklyn, you can learn more about “Gridlock” Sam Schwartz’s plan to rationalize NYC’s toll system.

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