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.
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 […]
Tonight, Manhattan Community Board 7 will again consider a DOT proposal to extend the existing Columbus Avenue bike lane, a mile-long segment between 77th and 96th Streets that’s currently isolated from the rest of the city’s network. If the committee supports the lane tonight, the proposal would go before the full board in February in time […]
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 […]
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In the wake of last week’s setback for efforts to bring more bike racks to the Upper West Side, Manhattan Community Board 7’s transportation committee will hold a key meeting tonight about an issue on which its chairs have failed to take action: protected bike lanes and complete streets. DOT is scheduled to provide an […]
2010 has seen a big expansion in the mileage of protected bike lanes in New York City, including the new paths on Columbus Avenue and First and Second Avenues. Each of those lanes is a down payment on full corridors for safer biking and walking. On the East Side, the city’s original plans, which worked […]