Image via Caroline McCarthy
DOT crews were out on Bruckner Boulevard yesterday putting in Jersey barriers to protect a new two-way bike lane. The bikeway will run for half a mile between Hunts Point Avenue and Longwood Avenue, the first phase in what should eventually be a link between the Bronx River Greenway and Randall’s Island. For the time being, it will terminate […]
Hillary Clinton ad now airing in Southern California This is part two of a two-part series on where candidates for president stand on transportation issues, authored by Streetsblog Los Angeles correspondent Damien Newton. Damien currently runs the blog Street Heat, which is soon to become Streetsblog L.A., our first foray into foreign territory. Damien was […]
The Regional Plan Association has released a new plan to beef up bus and train service for L train riders who'll need robust transit once the western part of the line shuts down for Sandy-related repairs.
Reports of the death of the M and R train in 2009 were greatly exaggerated, but tomorrow’s aren’t. Image: J Bary via Flickr. MTA service cuts are here. With reductions taking effect on Sunday, tomorrow marks the last day of operation for weekday-only services like the V and W trains, and many express buses. And […]
Officials, PTA Protest Improvements Near Queens School (NYT, Streetsblog) Queens CB Drafts Wish List in Anticipation of Congestion Pricing (Times Ledger) For 70% of NJ Commuters, Pricing Benefits Would Exceed Costs (TSTC) Upkeep for Public Spaces in Private Hands (City Room) Brooklyn Tornado Victims to Get Federal Disaster Aid (Brooklyn Paper) Taking the A Train, 75 Years Later (NYT, Second […]
What the 34th Street transitway might look like between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Image: NYCDOT When DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan hinted last Tuesday that bolder ideas were on the way for bus rapid transit in New York City, she apparently meant "next week." The DOT website now displays an updated plan for the next phase […]