The risk of being involved in a bicycle accident on the Jay Street bike lane in Brooklyn is higher than on most bike lanes in New York City. Last year the bike lane was voted scariest bike lane in Brooklyn by the readers of the Brooklyn Paper.
Yesterday night Transportation Alternatives organized a brainstorming session to find solutions to protect bicyclists from potential accidents. Among the proposals the idea to physically separate the bike lane from the road was the most successful. Other ideas included better road markings, pedestrian overpass and outright parking bans.
Read more in the Brooklyn Paper