"...what's really needed is a new bike-safe network. As pedestrian traffic swells in Midtown Manhattan and families clog sidewalks throughout gentrifying neighborhoods, bikers ought to find room on the street. More two-lane buffers along arteries to parks and shopping strips would make a huge difference. So would broader bike parking, which Transportation Alternatives wants the City Council to require in office buildings. For now, two-wheeled New Yorkers rely on ingenuity..."