The Department of Transportation, under fire for not ensuring safety on the Brooklyn Bridge bike and walking path, has finally painted a new center stripe and lane markings to discourage pedestrians and cyclists from mixing.
Now the NYPD is deploying police vehicles in an offset pattern that forces cyclists into the path of pedestrians and pedestrians into the path of cyclists. Who are the ad wizards who came up with this one? (NYPD declined to comment.)
Mayor de Blasio and his police commissioner admitted on Thursday that they didn't do enough to ease dangerous conditions for pedestrians in Midtown and on the Brooklyn Bridge during the holiday season — and vowed to finally do more.