Heads Up: Columbus Ave Bike Lane Discussion Not Happening Tonight

Adjust your calendars: Manhattan CB 7 is pushing back its full board meeting, originally scheduled for tonight, to next Tuesday, the 9th. So you have a few more days to hone your Columbus Avenue bike lane testimony.

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Tonight: CB 7 to Take Up Protected Bike Lane Resolution

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Tonight Manhattan Community Board 7 will vote on a resolution supporting the installation of protected bike lanes on the Upper West Side. Having cleared the board’s transportation committee last week, the reso would align the full board behind the concept of protected bike lanes on Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues from 59th to 110th Streets. As […]

This Week: Turn Out to Support Safer Biking on Columbus Ave

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Our short post-Memorial Day week is frontloaded with events happening tonight. The main attraction: Manhattan Community Board 7 will vote on the plan for a protected bike lane on 20 blocks of Columbus Avenue. Tuesday: The grassroots campaign for livable streets on the Upper West Side is on the verge of seeing a big improvement […]

Today’s Headlines

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Jury Holds City Responsible for Dangerous Street, Awards Millions to Cyclist Injured in Crash (Post) Rumor Mill: Former Giuliani Lieutenant Joseph Lhota on Shortlist to Replace Jay Walder (2nd Ave Sagas) If You Want to Get Away With Murder in NYC, Kill Someone With Your Car (The Daily) China’s Electric Car Push Won’t Reduce China’s […]

Monday’s Your Chance to Defend the Columbus Ave Bike Lane

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Okay, we finally have a fixed date and time for the Manhattan Community Board 7 meeting where the protected bike lane on Columbus Avenue is expected to be a hot topic. Mark Monday, November 8, on your calendars. The board’s transportation committee will be meeting and word is that bike lane opponents are massing for […]