Time’s Up Outreach Committee Meeting

The Outreach Committee meets on the second Tuesday of every month to organize media outreach, tabling opportunities, messaging and getting the word out about environmental issues and more. New volunteers are welcome–this is an excellent way to get more involved with Time’s Up!

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Manhattan CB2 Unanimously Approves Eighth Avenue Cycle Track

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The cycle track will replace the current buffered bike lane on Eighth Avenue. In a pair of votes last week, DOT’s plan for a protected bike path on Eighth Avenue got the thumbs up from Community Board 2. On Tuesday, the transportation committee approved a resolution expressing support for the cycle track, and on Thursday, […]

CB4 Committee Supports Eighth Avenue Cycle Track

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Last night, the transportation committee of Manhattan Community Board 4 voted 8-2 in support of extending the protected bike lane on Eighth Avenue, now under construction below W. 14th Street, north to 23rd. Wiley Norvell of Transportation Alternatives sends this account. The meeting turnout was high, with roughly 40 people speaking 2-1 in favor of […]

Quick Hits From Today’s City Council Hearing on Bike Policy

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The line to testify at today’s Transportation Committee hearing on New York City bike policy was snaking outside into the biting cold well before the 10:00 a.m. start time. More than 70 people signed up to speak, filling up two hearing rooms at 250 Broadway. The first few hours of the hearing, however, belonged to […]

City Council Singles Out Bike Lanes in Bills to Codify DOT Outreach

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The City Council Transportation Committee held hearings on three bills today, each of which would add more requirements to the Department of Transportation’s review process for street redesigns, especially bike lanes. For the most part, the bills codify what DOT already does: present bike projects to community boards, coordinate with other agencies before implementation, and […]