— Select a Street Design — The Hells Kitchen Neighborhood Association will hold its spring public session, and then at 6:45, Chekpeds will kick off the next installment of the Ninth Avenue Renaissance Project.
Ben Kabak of Second Avenue Sagas is keeping track of the street redesign currently underway at Ninth Ave. and 14th St. in Manhattan. Here is his Flickr photo set. Lockhart Steele at Curbed has named this project the "Bizarro Meatpacking Plaza."
Illegally converting left-turn lane for placard parking creates a dangerous hooking situation for cyclists @NYC_DOT pic.twitter.com/7PnlbsbrPw — placard corruption (@placardabuse) June 14, 2016 Well, this is a pretty brazen display of entitlement from the placarded class. Parking watchdog @placardabuse tweeted these photos of private vehicles parked in a turn lane on Ninth Avenue at 34th […]
CHEKPEDS reports that Community Board 4 voted last week for the creation of on-street parking spots for bikes along Ninth Avenue: DOT had sent the board a list of bike racks to install on our sidewalks. After an extensive review, it became apparent that in many locations there is not enough space to accommodate both […]
Construction on Midtown protected bike lanes continues apace. Reader Hilda Cohen sends in the above shot from Ninth Avenue, where she says “contractors are out marking lines between 47th and 39th.” “Traffic was already moving smoother,” writes Hilda. On Twitter, @andrewneidhardt posted this photo of Ninth at 38th. Regular Streetsblog readers may know that I […]
Ray Bengen, the cyclist who was assaulted by the driver of a Ford Excursion blocking the Ninth Avenue bike lane, will appear tonight on the 6:00 p.m. edition of the CBS 2 local news. Ray just emailed to say the producers have confirmed they’ll broadcast a segment featuring him explaining the road rage incident. Let’s […]