Award–winning journalist Andrea Bernstein is Senior Editor for Politics & Policy for WNYC News. She has previously served as Metro Editor, Political Director, Director of Transportation Nation, and Senior Reporter.
Who do you think likes bikes lanes the most? Turns out the answer is Manhattanites (73%), Latinos (72%), and people who earn less than $50,000 a year (70%). Younger people (under 45) prefer them to older people 68 to 62 percent.
Some other interesting findings in the poll, which delves a bit deeper than Quinnipiac's into people's attitudes: 40 percent say traffic is worse because of bike lanes, 25 percent say it's better, and 30 percent say it makes no difference.
Forty-four percent say the number of bike lanes is about right, 27 percent say there should be more, and less than a quarter want the number of bike lanes decreased.
The poll of 808 NYC adults was taken July 20 through July 27 and has a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points.