NYPD: Still Blocking Bike Lanes

East Village: Given the angle of this parking job, it looks like someone's been watching "Kojak."

What strikes me about the Cops in Bike Lanes Tumblr, which we first wrote about last week, is the variety. Cruisers, vans, motorcycles, scooters — regardless of vehicle type, NYPD will leave it in the path of cyclists.

Unfortunately, given NYPD’s utter disregard for public safety, there’s no shortage of material. Send your photos and stories to copsinbikelanes@gmail.com. Be sure to include the date and where the pic was taken.

Ninth Avenue, Manhattan: If you didn't know better, you might think this was deliberate.

Manhattan Bridge bike path: Blocking a bike lane at a blind corner? NYPD is on it.


How to Stop NYPD From Blocking Bike Lanes

We’re seeing a lot of photos this week of police parked in bike lanes. Fortunately, there is something cyclists can do about it in addition to submitting documentation to Cops in Bike Lanes. Blocking a lane is not merely a sign of disrespect on the the part of NYPD. It’s illegal, and it poses a […]