City Council transportation chair Ydanis Rodriguez is getting impatient. With the current phase of bike-share expansion set to wrap later this year, he's calling on City Hall and Citi Bike operator Motivate to seal the deal on a plan to bring bike-share to many more neighborhoods.
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.