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Eyes on the Street: Transformation Department Reclaims First Ave Bike Lane

11:27 AM EST on December 18, 2015

Before & After: 1st Ave & 59th #DemandMore #bikeNYC pic.twitter.com/7yEfhPkMeI

— Transformation Dept. (@NYC_DOTr) December 18, 2015

Check it out. With a few traffic cones and DIY signage, the Transformation Department this morning reclaimed the First Avenue bike lane under the Queensboro Bridge.

DOT recently installed flex posts to keep drivers from commandeering a bike lane in Washington Heights. How long before the agency adds cheap but effective barriers as a matter of course?

Until that happens, the grassroots Department of Transformation is accepting donations.

We have added these signs to the bike lane near the Queensboro bridge. #demandmore #bikenyc pic.twitter.com/7Y89UjuNdK — Transformation Dept. (@NYC_DOTr) December 18, 2015

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