Video Guide to New Bike Lanes in New York City

Here's What the NYC DOT Has Been Doing to Help Cyclists

It's always great to see cities that are making real efforts to encourage people to cycle. The benefits can be enormous: Healthier people, fewer cars on the road, less air pollution, a more human-scale city that attracts more tourists, etc. In the video below, various officials from New York City's Department of Transportation explain the thinking behind various types of new bike lanes in the city (on the left, buffered, and completely separated).

NYC bike lanes video

Via StreetFilms