Crown Heights Debates Bike Parking on Franklin


A bike corral that takes up one parking space on the street on Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights has sparked a heated debate, reported The New York Times. The bike parking, which sits in front of the cafe Little Zelda, was installed there at the request of the owners of the cafe. They went through the standard approval process, including asking permission of the community board. But now longtime residents and other retailers on the street say they were not consulted. The corral, which has become a symbol of newcomers and gentrification, according to the article, will be a topic on the agenda of a town-hall meeting next month planned by the Crow Hill Community Association.
Parking Spot Causes Fight (No Drivers Are Involved) [NY Times]
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