Bike and Pedestrian Advocates Do City's Job
Post Signs To Relieve Dangerous Chaos on Brooklyn Bridge Promenade
When: Wednesday, October 11 @
For three months the Department of Transportation has ignored requests to post signs clarifying which side of the Brooklyn Bridge promenade path cyclists and pedestrians should be on. The result has been tremendous danger and confusion as cyclists and pedestrians run into each other on the crowded path. To improve public safety and compensate for DOT ineptitude, Transportation Alternatives will post signs on the path after months of neglect by the Department of Transportation.
Susan Boyle, Bicycle Program Director at Transportation Alternatives explained: "It is inexcusable that the City is unable to post basic directional signs. Posting signs is so inexpensive and easy to do. We have waited patiently for three months for action. Now it is time to take action. We will post our own bilingual signs and stencil the walkway to improve safety on the bridge."