Gallery: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park West Bike Lane Sparks Fierce Local De...

Unless you’ve been living (in New York) under a rock for the last nine months, you’ve probably heard about the Prospect Park West bike lane. Installed last June, the lane seemed to be just another positive step forward for Department of Transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Kahn‘s pro-bike agenda. But local residents began protesting the lane almost immediately, and now the fight has erupted into a full-blown battle that will be decided in court. On March 7th, two anti-PPW bike lane groups filed a lawsuit against the DOT and Sadik-Kahn, seeking to have the bike lane removed.

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