You should take a minute today to write a letter to the Daily News in response to their deeply misinformed editorial attacking the New York City Department of Transportation’s bike program. Just send in two or three sentences. Let them feel some push-back. Send your letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Here’s mine:
To the Editor:
Under the leadership of Janette Sadik-Khan, DOT’s public outreach and community responsiveness is vastly improved and so is the safety and inclusiveness of New York City’s streets. If some individuals believe their calls to eliminate bike lanes are falling on deaf ears, that is because most New Yorkers rightfully refuse to return to the bad old days of unsafe streets for pedestrians, cyclists and the city’s most vulnerable.