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 […]
DOT is striping and painting the new two-way protected bike lane between the Manhattan Bridge and Houston Street.
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 […]
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 […]
From sudden collapses to botched repairs, the current condition of the East River Greenway is a far cry from the vision of a continuous path on Manhattan’s eastern shore. While filling in the greenway’s gaps could take at least a decade, there are some small, short-term gains on the table. On Monday, Community Board 6’s transportation committee backed […]
The completion of phase one of the Second Avenue Subway enabled DOT to move forward with a dedicated bus lane and protected bike lane on 37 blocks of Second Avenue.