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New York as a bike-riding Amsterdam
By Dave Winer on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 8:55 PM.

Are the bike lanes in New York working? permalink

Will bikes in New York ever become a safe and common mode of transport, as they are in Amsterdam? permalink

Imho: Only if there are a lot more bikes in the bike lanes, all the time. permalink

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Because there are so few bikes on New York avenues, the lanes are being used for cars and pedestrians and conversations, which make them more or less useless for bikes.  permalink

Bottom-line: If we want bike lanes to work, more bikes have to use them. permalink

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