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Here's How Godawful NYC Bike Lanes Used to Be

A 2002 public access show offers shows just how far the city has come.
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Vimeo: 2002 Bike Lane Report: What it was li...

If you think biking in New York City is tough today, look back 15 years, when the city’s handful of dedicated lanes were potholed, unpainted, and widely disrespected by motorists. This bit of early 2000s public-access TV footage gives awesomely grainy testimony to how intrepid a cyclist had to be in those days, and how much conditions have changed for the better in relatively short order.