Eyes on the Street: 78th Precinct Clears the Bergen Street Bike Lane

Photos: N. Wayne Bailey
Photos: N. Wayne Bailey

The story of the Bergen Street bike lane, and the 78th precinct, keeps getting better.

Your eyes are not deceiving you. Reader N. Wayne Bailey sent in these photos of NYPD officers — including CO Deputy Inspector Michael Ameri — shoveling the Bergen Street lane, which for over a year now has been protected by barriers put in place by the precinct.

Good stuff.

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