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Bike Count Display Installed Alongside Manhattan Bridge Pathway | The Lo-Down : News from the Lower East Side
Photo: DOT. In recent years, there's been a huge increase in the number of bicyclists using East River bridges. Here's a visual representation of the trend. Crews with the Department of Transportation yesterday installed a bike counter alongside the pathway leading to the Manhattan Bridge. The counter displays daily and yearly counts. A recent report showed that bike traffic on the Manhattan Bridge increased 25% between 2012 and 2017. The sun is shining on the newly installed & activated #bikenyc counter at the base of the #ManhattanBridge As of earlier this afternoon today's total was 2,200+ cyclists & the yearly total 602,000+! pic.twitter.com/BvVyupAyZs — NYC DOT (@NYC_DOT) July 2, 2018