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 above, 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). Via StreetFilms See also: Walk21 NYC: It's All About Walking, Baby & Walk On, Students! Video of Walk to School Day in New York City.

Tags: Bikes | Transportation

Best of TreeHugger 2014

WHAT'S HOT ON FACEBOOK