NYCBikeMaps.com utilizes a five color legend to classify routes for cyclists.
Bike Path / Greenway / Off-Street Path
off-street bike path or designated path in parks or on-street protected bike paths
Special Bike Path
Bike Path or Lane with special hours or unique conditions, including Central Park & Prospect Park (details on map page).
on-street striped route
Sharrows / Signed Route
on street signed route or sharrow
Recommended On-Street Route
on-street route with traffic. no bike signage or separation.
Bike lanes & paths may be blocked by cars or pedestrians, or closed due to construction or maintenance. Please ride safely and responsibly.