A petition was filed in New York State Court on Monday against New York City’s Department of Transportation, seeking declaratory relief that would, in part, remove the new bikes lanes abutting Prospect Park West in New York City.  The New York Times reported on the lawsuit yesterday, noting that much of the issue has to do with politics.  However, the lawsuit does reference a great deal of evidence regarding traffic issues and increased risk of harm to cyclists and motorists.  Stay tuned for updates on this issue.