Eyes on the Street: 8th Avenue

8th_ave_bikelane.bmpOrcutt wrote:

Manhattan’s 8th Avenue below 34th Street late this morning was not moving. Guess which special lane along the left side of the avenue frustrated drivers decided to use (where it wasn’t already blocked by a truck) to try to gain some ground? (Hint: See file photograph at right)


More Park(ing) Pics: The Art of Sitting in the Street

Members of Community Boards 2 and 4 chat up visitors to their spot on 8th Avenue and 14th Street. Streetsblog’s Brad Aaron has been roving around Manhattan today, snapping shots of Park(ing) installations. Based on these pics, people are really getting into their seating amenities this year. Check out the roll-able chaise longue lawn chairs […]

Eyes on the Street: Commissioner Sadik-Khan’s Commute

This is how newly appointed transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan got to work this morning. Accompanied by DOT director of street management and safety Ryan Russo, assistant commissioner and director of signs and markings Gerard Soffian, and bicycle program coordinator Josh Benson (pictured above, left-to-right), she took the scenic route, traveling along 9th Avenue through the […]