Bike culture is finally gaining ground in Manhattan and the boroughs. Bicycle commuting has more than doubled in New York City since 2000, largely due to new street designs that enhance safety (protected bike lanes). But not everyone sees this as a good thing.
Interviewed for this piece:
Caroline Samponaro director of Bicycle Advocacy at Transportation Alternatives
Ben Fried editor of StreetsBlog New York
Thomas Justice assistant manager at Canal Street Bicycles
Directed by Daniel Lafleche
Filmed and edited by Aki Pagratis
Messengers - pedestrians - taxi drivers