A bike lane would replace the westernmost traffic lane on the West Side Highway under a new proposal from Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine.
Levine’s bid to reduce crowding on the Hudson River Greenway that runs directly parallel and adjacent to the highway would slap green paint and concrete barriers directly on Route 9A — creating an alternative route for cyclists including e-bikers who are technically barred from the greenway path.
“Congestion on the Greenway, both between cyclists but also between cyclists and
pedestrians, has worsened significantly,” Levine wrote last week to the heads of the city and state Departments of Transportation.
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