Seen on the Brooklyn Bridge

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 03:44 PM

(photo by Andrea Bernstein/WNYC)

The Brooklyn Bridge promenade is getting a fresh coat of paint.

(photo by Andrea Bernstein/WNYC)

Workers were spotted Wednesday morning refreshing the bike and pedestrian markings.

(photo by Andrea Bernstein/WNYC)

The NYC Department of Transportation says work will be finished by the end of the week.


Comments [3]


I biked over the Brooklyn Bridge when there were stairways, when they put in the 1st bike markings, when they reversed the markings(why, I don't know). They are needed. I saw two bikers, one going east & one going west, collide. No one else around on the bridge, just me at a distance. I couldn't believe it. Believe me, those markings are needed.

Jun. 28 2012 03:28 PM

What on earth are bicycles doing on a promenade anyway? Why aren’t they in the roadway with other vehicles?

Jun. 28 2012 01:12 PM
Ben Kintisch

Those markings look good, nice and fresh, and hopefully will remind cyclists and pedestrians alike how to share the scarce space. Perhaps some day, we can have appropriate space for cyclists from the roadway so that pedestrians will have plenty of room to dilly-dally and spread out for pictures. Until that distant dream is realized though, clearly painted delineations should help to keep things orderly.

Jun. 28 2012 11:28 AM

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