Prospect Park West Bike Lane Under Construction Right Now

06/03/2010 10:45 AM |

Prospect Park West bike lane

Even though some Slopers and Brooklyn borough prez Marty Markowitz were adamantly opposed to it because they worried it would slow down a three-lanes-wide thoroughfare that most drivers use like a highway, you can now bike safely along the western edge of Prospect Park, or will be able to soon given the above photo of construction on Prospect Park West yesterday. The two-way protected bike lane cost one lane of traffic and no parking spaces, and should be open by the end of the month so you can bike to your Prospect Park BBQ on July 4. (Streetsblog, Brownstoner)

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