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Post-Sandy Bike Traffic on the Manhattan Bridge

November 2, 2012


I shot this short video this morning at around 8:45.  If you’re counting, you’ll find 35 cyclists in just a minute.  If the pace held, that would be 2,100 cyclists per hour.  Of course, the bike traffic came in waves and may have tapered off after 9 AM, but you never know.

DOT was out counting yesterday and today, so we’ll see what their numbers say.

One Comment
  1. November 2, 2012 8:32 pm

    I was there reporting (for my newspaper) around 9.40am. It was still a pretty constant stream then. The differences in experience were also pretty clear. I saw one guy ride across on a cruiser bike with the kickstand down. It would be great, of course, if some of these people kept riding…

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