Bike riders pedal across Brooklyn Bridge to support Vision Zero plan, urge residents to ride bikes, encourage safe streets

Dozens of Brooklyn bike enthusiasts joined local council members this morning to pedal across the Brooklyn Bridge. The event was held in recognition of Bike

The event was held in recognition of Bike

The event was held in recognition of Bike to Work Day, which begins Friday. (Credit: News 12)

BROOKLYN - Dozens of Brooklyn bike enthusiasts joined local council members this morning to pedal across the Brooklyn Bridge.

The event was held in recognition of Bike to Work Day, which begins Friday.

Council members joined the group Streets Pac to support the mayor's Vision Zero plan, to urge more New Yorkers to ride bikes and to encourage safe streets.

After the bike ride, the City Council held a budget hearing to discuss transportation legislation in the city.

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