Tempers Flare Over Bike Lane Expansion In New York City02:29
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The city recently removed a few lanes of traffic on New York City's First Avenue to add a bike lane. (Joe Shlabotnik/Flickr)
The city recently removed a few lanes of traffic on New York City's First Avenue to add a bike lane. (Joe Shlabotnik/Flickr)

New York City is at the forefront of a national push to expand bike lanes. 1,800 bike lanes are planned for New York City by 2030 compared to the 482 that exist today.

While many environmental and cycling groups are celebrating, some businesses and neighborhood groups are not. They argue that traffic is increasing and cyclists don't follow rules.

We speak with Louise Hainline who started the neighborhood group, "Neighbors for Better Bike Lanes," after a new lane was created in her Brooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope earlier this year.

This segment aired on December 7, 2010.

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