Volume 80, Number 10 | August 5 - 11, 2010
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933

The spin on the new bike lanes on 1st and 2nd Aves.

Photos by Cynthia Romero

“Because of the bike lanes, the parking spaces are reduced and people have to drive around more. Especially for the delivery trucks — when they get here, it’s so much harder for them to get in and out.”

Sun Kang,
Sunny’s Flower Shop,
Sixth St. and Second Ave.

“I like it for riding, it’s great. But I don’t think it’s good for businesses. I’ve always been dodging traffic for a long time and it’s really good that I can comfortably cruise now.”

Lower East Side





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