Yes, the big story this week is a Brooklyn judge denied the lawsuit of a small group of rich angry neighbors who were somehow so distraught over a .9 mile stretch of bike infrastructure.
Yes…THE BIKES WIN!
Here’s more from the New York Times:
Judge Rejects Groupsâ€™ Effort to Remove Bike Lane
By: Michael M. Grynbaum
August 16, 2011
â€œA judge on Tuesday dismissed an effort by Brooklyn residents to remove a hotly contested bicycle lane installed by the city on Prospect Park West, in one of the most closely watched controversies over a signature policy of the Bloomberg administration.
Two groups sought removal of the bike lane that was installed in 2010 along Prospect Park West in Brooklyn.
The decision represented a significant victory for the city and its transportation commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan, whose campaign to create streets more oriented to pedestrians and bicyclists has divided New Yorkers and prompted a fierce political debate.
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