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After First Snowfall, Bike Paths Getting Cleared

Posted By Stephen Miller On November 8, 2012 @ 12:53 pm In Bicycle Safety,Bicycling,Long Island City,Manhattan Bridge,Street Safety | 11 Comments


DOT crews brought snowblowers to the Manhattan Bridge bike path this morning. Photo: Ignatzybanjo/Flickr [1]

It looks like major bike routes are getting cleared after the season’s first snow. This stands in stark contrast to the conditions four years ago [2], when it took days for bridge and greenway paths to be cleared of snow and ice. What did you see on your way to work this morning?


Workers clear snow from the Queens Plaza bikeway approach to the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. Photo: Valcristdk/Instagram [3]

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[1] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ignatzybanjo/8166769765/in/photostream/

[2] conditions four years ago: http://www.streetsblog.org/2008/12/22/in-boulder-they-plow-the-bike-paths-first/

[3] Image: http://instagram.com/p/RxWftmQeYc/

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