This Week in Livable Streets Events

Here’s a sampling of all the stuff happening this week on the Streetsblog Calendar. You might want to take a staycation to soak it all in.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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Bronx River Greenway Gets a $10 Million Boost From TIGER

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A critical link in the Bronx River Greenway is getting a funding boost from the feds that should help put an end to years of bureaucratic delays. Yesterday the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded New York City a $10 million TIGER grant to build out walking and biking paths and bridges connecting two parks along the Bronx River. The […]

Hudson River Greenway Closure Forces Cyclists Onto Unmarked Detour

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The Hudson River Greenway is the most heavily used bike path in the United States, carrying roughly one-seventh of all cyclists entering Manhattan below 50th Street. In Upper Manhattan, where there are fewer bike lanes and much less on-street protection for cyclists than further south, it is truly the backbone of the bike network. Despite […]

This Week: West Side Greenway Changes, Giovanni Nin Memorial

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A late addition to the Streetsblog calendar that Hudson River Greenway users will want to squeeze into their schedules tonight: Community Board 7’s Parks and Recreation committee will hear from the Parks Department about changes to the greenway in Riverside Park intended to reduce conflicts between pedestrians and cyclists. The greenway can get uncomfortably crowded […]

The Tease Is Over: Greenway Link Delivers Delayed Gratification

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We received two reports last night that the West Harlem Piers bike path — a critical link in the Hudson River Greenway — is finally open after several months of puzzling delay. (NYCEDC informed Streetsblog last week that the hold up was indeed due to problems securing materials for a safety rail.) Now the construction […]