Last night, Queens Community Board 6 overwhelmingly endorsed DOT's plan to extend protected bike lanes, pedestrian safety improvements, and traffic-calming treatments on Queens Boulevard through Rego Park to Yellowstone Boulevard.
In the U.S., the term “superblock” conjures up the excess of urban renewal and the breakdown of walkable street grids. But in Barcelona, a different type of superblock is making streets more hospitable and humane.
Mayor de Blasio's executive budget, released yesterday, adds $300 million for street reconstruction over 10 years. The funding will expand the construction pipeline for Vision Zero projects. But the executive budget includes nothing to expand the bike-share system.