Streetsblog regular @J_uptown snapped these shots of developing infrastructure on First and Second Avenues in East Harlem, where DOT is installing a protected bike lane, shortening crossing distances for pedestrians, and speeding bus travel. Writes Jacob: It’s well underway, and nearly all of the ped islands are completed, and most of the striping is done […]
This spring, there was a glimmer of hope that Webster Avenue in the Bronx would get the first center-running bus-only lanes in New York. With NYC DOT and the MTA bringing Select Bus Service to Webster Avenue, the center-running option would have been the city’s boldest effort yet to implement high-quality bus rapid transit. While […]
Plans for a new pedestrian area between Hoyt Avenue South and Astoria Boulevard. Pedestrians already crowd this space, which is only set off from traffic by striping (visible under the simulated sidewalk). Rendering: NYCDOT NYCDOT has proposed a significant street redesign for the base of the RFK Bridge (a.k.a. the Triborough) in Astoria [PDF], a […]
DOT is striping and painting the new two-way protected bike lane between the Manhattan Bridge and Houston Street.
Using #QueensBlvd #bikenyc 2nd Phase at midnight, thanks for the improvements made @NYC_DOT @BilldeBlasio @transalt pic.twitter.com/Qfz8xvKcvS — Claudia Corcino (@corcino_claudia) August 29, 2016 Green paint is down on a new section of the Queens Boulevard bike lane in Elmhurst. The second phase of the Queens Boulevard redesign runs from 74th Street to Eliot Avenue [PDF], extending east […]
DOT has put out a plan to add a protected bike lane on Sixth Avenue from 14th Street to 33rd Street [PDF], and Manhattan electeds want more. A letter from State Senator Brad Hoylman and five other representatives calls for a more thorough complete street redesign along all of Sixth Avenue and Fifth Avenue from Greenwich Village to Central […]