NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Dozens of cyclists demanding more space to walk and bike made their voices heard Saturday.
Cyclists from across New York City gathered in front of the mayoral residence at Gracie Mansion before taking their rally on various interborough routes.READ MORE: South Carolina Man Convicted In Murder Of New Jersey College Student Samantha Josephson
They even dressed in costumes as they called on the city to create more space.
“And we’re going to get this done so that we can have, like the Manhattan and Waynesboro Bridge, one lane for bikes and one lane for pedestrians,” one cyclist said.READ MORE: 'We Love You': Athletes, Fans Offer Support To Simone Biles After She Withdrew From Olympics Gymnastics Team Final
Their top demand is changes to bridges over the East River, where cyclists say they’re forced to share a dangerously narrow space with walkers.
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