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Will Covid-19 finally turn a straphanging NYC into a city for bikers?

Max Lockie
A man wearing a protective mask rides a bicycle on Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan during the outbreak of Covid-19 in New York City on March 24.

The global pandemic has changed the way people get to and from work—if they’re going at all. In most cases that means fewer miles driven, vacant public transit networks, and empty airplanes. One transportation method has bucked this trend—the bicycle. Affordable bicycles have been almost impossible to keep in stock since pandemic lockdowns took hold…


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