Here is an article from Bicycle Journalist, J. David Goodman from the New York Times:
Dueling Protests Over a Brooklyn Bike Lane
By J. DAVID GOODMAN
October 21, 2010, 12:18 pm
New York Times-City Room Blog
Along Prospect Park West on Thursday morning, there was much ado about a green stripe of paint.
Before most residents had to be at work, dueling protests between supporters and opponents of the boulevardâ€™s new separated bike lane massed in rival camps, hoisting signs and chanting slogans. If it wasnâ€™t quite a merry war â€” each group was far too polite, and there were far too many cameras blazing â€” the close proximity of the two parties provided ample theater.
A steady drumbeat of media attention set the stage for what appeared to be the largest gathering of opponents to a bike lane yet. The rally attracted mostly those who lived in the immediate vicinity of the Prospect Park West bike lane, which has been a source of neighborhood controversy since it was installed over the summer. The protest dwarfed a similar one last week in Manhattan over new lanes along First and Second Avenues.
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