Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Carroll Gardens

Bike-Share Already Getting More Use Than Park Slope’s Free Parking Spots

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The new bike-share stations in Brooklyn south of Atlantic Avenue are getting a lot more use than your average free on-street parking space, according to recent Citi Bike data compiled by Carroll Gardens resident Viktor Geller [PDF]. Geller addressed the report to Brooklyn Community Board 6, which is holding a hearing on Thursday in response to complaints about bike-share stations […]

The Next Brooklyn Bike-Share Expansion Will Be the Thinnest Part of Citi Bike

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DOT unveiled its latest Citi Bike expansion map last week, and the stations look significantly more spread out than stations in the rest of the system. Spread-out stations are a problem for bike-share users because people have to walk farther to make trips, and that costs time. The National Association of City Transportation Officials recommends 28 stations per square mile — and […]

Citi Bike Could Expand to 86th Street This Summer

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It looks like some parts of Manhattan north of 59th Street could be getting Citi Bike sooner than previously expected. At a town hall hosted by Council Member Helen Rosenthal last week, DOT Manhattan Borough Commissioner Margaret Forgione said Citi Bike would expand to 86th Street by August or September, and to 110th Street “probably in March,” […]