11 Apr '11, 4pm

700+ Cyclists Ride to Support the Prospect Park West Bike Lane in Brooklyn (Video)

700+ Cyclists Ride to Support the Prospect Park West Bike Lane in Brooklyn (Video)

The "We Ride the Lanes" event was the brainchild of Mitch Sonies, who rides the PPW bike lane with his six-year-old daughter and wanted to do something positive to highlight how much people appreciate having a much safer street in their neighborhood. "It was a real celebration of this great, safe bike path," said Mitch. "When I first started kicking around the idea of a family ride, I never imagined so many people would want to take part. It's a real testament to the popularity of the lane." (

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/700-cyclists-ride...

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