Brooklyn’s Livable Streets: Before and After
Thanks to Google Map’s new timeline feature, you can now take a digital before-and-after tour of some of the city’s best livable streets improvements.
Here’s Gorilla Coffee on 5th Ave in Park Slope in 2007:
And here’s the same location in 2013, after the installation of a bike corral:
Space for one car or space for eight bikes…and one scooter!
Here’s Prospect Park West in 2009, before the installation of the protected bike lane:
And here it is in 2010:
You can clearly see the effect this road diet had on the boulevard’s traffic.
And Sands Street in 2012: