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Manhattan Waterfront Greenway
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This page describes the state of the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway in 2004.  It was developed as an overview of the planning process at that time.  Current information about this and other components of New York City's bicycle network can be found at the Department of Transportation website.  See more information about the Department of City Planning's Bicycle and Greenway Planning program.

In March of 2002, Ted Wright and Amy Pfeiffer of the Department of City Planning took a bike ride around Manhattan with a digital video camera and recorded scenes from their ride. In August of 2003, Rex Hodgson and Kate Dyson biked along the new route and recorded that ride and the improvements to the path. These video clips come from both rides, and take into account most of the recent improvements to the greenway. In some sections, however, they still depict conditions that have since been altered.

In the video clips both route names and recent improvements are labeled. Improvements to look for include new pavement markings, new greenway signs, bike crossings and lights and whole new segments of path.

Select a section of the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway to view a video clip illustrating a biker’s perspective.

Description Video Links*
1 - The Battery View the video
2 - Battery to the Brooklyn Bridge View the video
3 - Brooklyn Bridge to E. 12th St. View the video
4 - East 12th to East 34th St. View the video
5 - East 34th to East 39th St. View the video
6 - East 40th to East 60th St. View the video
7 - East 60th to East 81st St. View the video
8 - East 81st to East 120th St. View the video
9 - Inland Harlem View the video
10 - Harlem River Speedway View the video
11 - Dyckman Street View the video
12 - Dyckman to West 181st St. View the video
13 - West 165th to West 125th St. View the video
14 - West 125th to West 59th St. View the video
15 - West 59th St. to the Battery View the video

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