DOT's bike lane proposal meets resistance in BK

The Department of Transportation's proposal for a new bike lane in Brooklyn is spinning some community tension. The path, designated for Plaza Street West, would

BROOKLYN - The Department of Transportation's proposal for a new bike lane in Brooklyn is spinning some community tension. The path, designated for Plaza Street West, would connect Prospect Park West with Park Slope and Prospect Heights. Transportation officials say the street's width allows for a two-way bike path, parking lanes on either side and a travel lane. While some residents say the lane should be moved out of the street and onto the sidewalk, others say the street is wide enough to include all bikers, cars and pedestrians. Members of Community Board 6 have voted to approve the plan.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The victims, both males, are 15 and 18 1 The Buzz: East 55th Street shooting
The We Are the Resistance fundraiser allowed artists 2 Fundraiser highlights works of female 'resistance' artists
Clinton Hill landlords say they're working with the 3 Rebuilding continues 9 days after fire
Community leaders in Sheepshead Bay are demanding the 4 CB15 calls for elevator at Sheepshead Bay station
Nassau Police are investigating a multi-vehicle accident that 5 Police: 1 person killed in multi-vehicle LIE accident

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE