Ten Things Mayor Bloomberg
Should Do in 2002 to Improve Cycling in NYC
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Realistic Goals for the
1. Reduce bicycle fatalities
from seventeen to twelve.
2. Reconstitute the Mayor's Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee.
3. Fix the Brooklyn side of the Manhattan Bridge.
4. Secure Bike Parking at Penn Station.
5. Push for the creation of a Taxi & Limousine Commission bicycle
awareness recording and sticker.
6. Promote covered bike parking at Union Square, near subway entrances.
7. Make Herald and Greeley Square safer. Install bollards on the Herald Square
portion of the 6th Avenue bike lane. Redesign the 6th Avenue bike and right
turn lanes at Greeley Square to mirror the Broadway lanes on the East side of
8. Improve signage on the Hudson River Greenway. Install "Shared
Path" signs on the Riverside Park section. Remove stop signs and traffic
lights below 59th St.
9. Create a network of signed connections between bridges, greenways and the
on-street bicycle network.
10. Ramp all of the Harlem River Bridges, bringing them up to ADA standards on
both sides where possible.
- Diversify CityRacks stock
with threetypes of bike racks.
- Place bike racks inside of
ADA-accessible MTA stations with elevators.
- Install bike racks at the
Bronx Zoo and Brooklyn Museum.