Last week, on first ave between 14th and 15th street, I saw a cyclist go down because of rough roads. Sadly, there was no sign warning of rough road nor construction in the bike lane. After biking these streets for 11 years, I know these incidents are preventable.
I believe if the NYC DOT released machine readable street milling data, cyclists could have notification systems to take detours. At the very least, cyclists would know which roads NOT to take, and for how long…
Last week, I tweeted with the DOT and they said I would have to mail the Commissioner. So I just did. This week, @jooltman made the same ask.
If you are a cyclist and interested in getting NYC’s street milling data released, please mail the Commissioner. By spring, I hope we can build