The much-anticipated Grand Street bike lane, which was supposed to become a critical route for cyclists as part of the city's expanding bike network, is in total chaos and puts bikers in more danger than it helps them.
The NYPD must seriously step up enforcement of reckless drivers — beyond the police department's current practice of periodic ticket blitzes, Council Speaker Corey Johnson said this week as he joined a chorus of advocates.
One hundred miles of protected bike lanes in two years. No cars on some key routes for cyclists. Less engagement with community boards. And no more delays in life-saving road redesigns "for non-transportation-related political reasons." It's a start.