DOT expands protected bike lane in Brooklyn

The Department of Transportation has expanded a protected bike lane route in Brooklyn, going all the way to the Bronx.



In total, the DOT says the ride is 9 miles of protected space from Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn to the Willis Avenue Bridge.



Protected bike lanes separate riders from traffic by some type of barrier, like a line of parked cars.



Some residents tell News 12 that having the bike lane will make them feel safer on the streets.


sorry to interrupt
your first 5 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 5 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."