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Bushwick Bike Network

Cultivating a more connected neighborhood on bike 

El Puente Bike Lanes Lesson

NYC DOT representatives led a lesson about bike planning with students from El Puente Bushwick Leadership Center on Central Ave. After providing students with an overview of how planners design bike networks throughout New York City, students broke into groups where they used paper cut-outs to create their own street grids and bike paths, lanes, and shared ways. The lesson provided students with some insight into the challenges and opportunities planners face in creating safer, more equitable streets throughout the city.