When asked simply whether the bike lanes were a good idea or a bad idea, 66 percent of New Yorkers said they were a good idea, according to a new poll by The New York Times. A majority in all boroughs said they thought the lanes were a good idea, with support highest in Manhattan.
Twenty-seven percent of residents called the lanes a bad idea, and 7 percent had no opinion or did not answer
More in the New York Times –> Bicycle Lanes Draw Wide Support Among New Yorkers, Survey Finds. Via Transportation Nation, which provides additional commentary and a little history on the issue of bike lanes in New York City.