Friday, July 11, 2008

Williamsburg Bridge is #1!

Williamsburg, Memorial Day Weekend

Looks like the new stats out show the Williamsburg Bridge has more bicycle traffic than any other bridge in NYC. Go team! Our 'hood is winning!

"But for Transportation Alternatives spokesman and Greenpoint cyclist Wiley Norvell, it’s not the number of shops that matter — it’s the number of cars.

The ridership numbers for the Williamsburg Bridge, coupled with statistics indicating that North Brooklyn has lower rates of car ownership than the rest of the borough, have convinced Norvell that his neighborhood is the most heavily biked part of the city.

“There are times looking down Bedford Avenue when every other vehicle is a bicycle,” he said." Read more...

1 comment:

m e l i g r o s a said...

that is a sweet piece of news! thanks for psoting the link to that article, Go NYC!