“Part of it is, people don’t like anything new,” she said. “New is bad. It’s like Atlantic Yards. And dogs off leash. Like there’s nothing else wrong with the world.”Except a bike lane, aimed in part at traffic calming, is not so much like a project that would increase traffic.
And a good number of those supporting the bike lane, such as the organization Park Slope Neighbors, don't support Atlantic Yards.