The looming L train shutdown will disrupt travel for hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers and demands a serious response. This week you can speak up for a robust plan to keep people moving sans L train at a workshop in Manhattan, where advocates are calling on DOT and the MTA to implement transitways on 14th Street and Delancey Street.
On Thursday you can weigh in how to make the Grand Concourse safer for all street users at a DOT workshop. The same day at Brooklyn CB 2, DOT will present several safety projects, including the Amity Street Wiggle.
It’s important to keep advocating for safe bikeways where people can ride outside the door zone on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park and Forest Hills, because allocating that street space to biking will involve more parking removal than previous sections of the project.
On Saturday Transportation Alternatives will hold a rally, with Borough President Eric Adams, to urge the city to fix Times Plaza in 2017.
Upper Manhattan advocates have been asking DOT for a protected bike lane on Dyckman Street for nearly a decade.
Last month DOT revealed its compromise plan to redesign 111th Street in Corona. Tomorrow DOT will present the current plan to the Queens Community Board 4 transportation committee.
Brooklyn’s Grand Street is a major connection between Williamsburg and the Williamsburg Bridge, and will be key to moving people across the East River when L train service is disrupted for Sandy-related repairs. Grand Street is also where Matthew von Ohlen was killed by a hit-and-run driver while cycling last summer. This week Transportation Alternatives will launch the Grand […]
On Wednesday DOT and Citi Bike will hold the first of two planning workshops for bike-share in Astoria. Now’s your chance to help decide where stations should go, and speak with DOT and local electeds about the need for more bike-friendly streets in northwest Queens. If you can’t make it Wednesday, the second Astoria workshop […]