Well I'll be damned if they haven't put in a little painted bike line going the other direction. It may small, but it's the thought that counts. And it actually does makes all the difference to make biking just a little more pleasant!
Here's a picture not from the OK old days or the good new days, but the more recent, bad days:
Now there's a bike lane on the right, where the cars were. Talk about win-win!
Also, David Byrne has a nice pro-bike piece in the Times today. I'm always surprised that his writing isn't better than it is, but he's still good for the cause.