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New York, NY - Officials Quietly Plan Another Bike Lane in Brooklyn

Published on: March 6, 2011 04:55 PM
By:  NY Post
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New York, NY - The Department of Transportation told a handful of civic leaders that it could add new lanes to five blocks in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill, and is considering reversing traffic flow on Congress Street between Court and Hicks streets to better serve cyclists pedaling to Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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But car traffic on Congress between Hicks and Columbia streets won’t be reversed, forcing eastbound vehicles to turn left on Hicks Street to the newly “laned” Amity Street.

That means cars and trucks will be rumbling past a nursing home and the emergency room of Long Island College HosPital, creating a deadly traffic nexus, appalled residents said.

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 Mar 06, 2011 at 05:02 PM Anonymous Says:

The residents dont matter the hospital doesnt matter, the Bloomberg and Khan's vision for this city matter........

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 Mar 06, 2011 at 09:29 PM a-giten Says:

Who cares? As long there is another bike lane who cares that its dangerous for most other humans on the earth? As long there is another bike lane everything is passeble.

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