Eyes on the Street: Essex St., Lower East Side, Mon. 7/3/06

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New Bike Lanes and Markings for the Lower East Side

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DOT just finished striping new bike lanes and stencils along Grand Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side: The buffered lanes begin at the intersection of Christie and Grand Streets and then, as the streets narrow they morph into non-buffered Class 2 lanes and Class 3 shared-lane markings, as pictured below. The new bike route reaches all […]

Important Meeting Tonight on New L.E.S. Bike Lanes

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Manhattan Community Board 3’s Transportation Committee is holding a public meeting on the new bike lanes on Grand Street in the Lower East Side tonight at 6:30 pm at 273 Bowery (at Houston St.), University Settlement, Room 1. Details here. It is important that some bicycling advocates show up to this meeting. From Transportation Alternatives: In […]

Local High School Students Create Bike Posters for the Lower East Side

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To finish out the third summer of the Local Spokes youth ambassadors program, a bike-based curriculum for high school students from Chinatown and the Lower East Side, eight teenagers designed and printed posters about bicycling now on display in the neighborhood. The new posters join street signs designed by last year’s participants encouraging local residents to […]

Eyes on the Street: A Smoother Approach to the Willy-B

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We’ve received a few reports in the past week about construction work on the Manhattan side of the Williamsburg Bridge. DOT’s press office says six bike ramps are being installed, and we hear from observers on the ground that construction is largely complete as of this morning: The bridge approach at Delancey and Clinton Street […]

Eyes on the Street: WillyB @ Delancey — Bring on the Stencils

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Fresh markings are going down on the revamped approach to the Williamsburg Bridge at Delancey Street. Courtesy of Adopt-a-Bike Lane volunteer leader Marin Tockman, here’s what the site looked like as of yesterday afternoon. Seems like a marked, one-block connection to the median at Suffolk Street is imminent. Another reader informs us that Suffolk, which […]