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 […]
Washington Heights will get protected bike lanes and major pedestrian upgrades after Manhattan Community Board 12 endorsed a DOT proposal last night. Sections of 170th Street, 158th Street, and Edgecombe Avenue will get protected bike lanes, and pedestrian crossings will be improved on Edgecombe Avenue and at the complex intersection of 158th Street, Riverside Drive, and Edward Morgan Place […]