Bike-infrastructure inequities among neighborhoods continue — which is hard to square with Mayor de Blasio's stated goal of knitting together the "two cities" of New York. The Department of Transportation must fix the problem.
Transportation is the number-one source of greenhouse-gas emissions in New York State, and the number-one offender is the internal-combustion engine. It will be a huge challenge, but we need to reduce the use of cars.
Because disabled people are often left out of the conversation, few abled cyclists seem to consider how non-traditional bikes can add to mobility for disabled people and provide many with a healthy mode of exercise and transportation.