Citi Bike May Expand East Into Bushwick Before the L Train Shutdown

Citi Bike could be a lifeline for Bushwick residents during the L train shutdown. As of now, they're shit-out-of-luck. Image: Citi Bike Service Map

Here's a tiny piece of good news out of next April's L train shutdown: Citi Bike may expand into Bushwick in advance of the Canarsie tunnel repair.

That was pretty much the sole piece of news made as Mayor de Blasio brought his "City Hall in the Boroughs" tour to Brooklyn on Tuesday. Standing on the corner of Bushwick Avenue and Grand Street, the mayor mostly dispensed platitudes ("It's going to be a war-room dynamic," he said of his administration's vowed responsiveness) and promised that if DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg "needs something, she is going to get it."

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  • Times: Bring on the Protected Lanes for Bikes and Scooters
  • Phil Murphy Struggles to Clean Up Chris Christie’s Mess at NJ Transit (NYT)
  • How Three Rutgers Students Are Empowering Girls in Newark With Bicycles (NYT)
  • “Microhaulers” on Bikes See Opportunity in NYC’s Waste Carting Reforms (Crain’s)
  • Cuomo Can’t Believe He’s Being Held Accountable for the Transit System He Controls (NY Mag)
  • De Blasio Crows About Uber Bills That Corey Johnson Led to Passage (News)
  • Staten Island’s Redesigned Express Bus Network Launched Yesterday (AMNY, NY1)
  • SUV Driver Kills Man on Moped in Williamsbridge (News, Post)
  • Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Utopia Parkway (News)
  • A Hit-and-Run FDNY Ambulance Driver Ruined Aeliana Boyer’s Life (News)
  • Town Halls on Andy Byford’s Fast Forward Plan Start Tomorrow (AMNY)

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