How one New York bike lane could affect the future of cycling worldwide

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan established new bike lanes as part of PlaNYC, NYC’s blueprint for a sustainable city. A lawsuit recently filed against the city of New York over one particular bike lane in Brooklyn could put PlaNYC at jeopardy. As the proclaimed ‘world’s greatest city’, NYC’s management of transportation planning will be seen as the global template, and if cycling is pushed off the future of sustainable transport will be bleak. Read the full story in The Guardian.

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