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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

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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?

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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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