Ninth Street Earns Its Stripes

The debate is over, and as of today the Ninth St. bike lanes are swiftly becoming a reality.

Photo: Courtesy Zoe Ryder White

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Eighth Street, which cuts eastbound across Greenwich Village just above Washington Square Park, had two traffic lanes until recently. A road diet by the Department of Transportation dropped it to one lane and added new pedestrian crossings. Left out of the redesign: bike lanes. Instead, there are “extra-wide parking lanes” that also accommodate double-parked drivers. Last November, the plan […]