Manhattan Community Board 2 Committee Meeting on SoHo Bike Lanes

Remember the push for a bike lane on Houston Street? On Tuesday, March 13, the NYC Department of Transportation will present and seek community feedback on:

  • Proposal for new Bleecker and Prince Street bike lanes and routes
  • Lower Manhattan Transit Priority Plan

Attend the meeting to show that you support bicycling and transit improvements in Lower Manhattan.

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DOT Proposes Solution to Houston Street Cycling Danger

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In response to the deaths of three cyclists on Houston Street in two years and the ensuing community pressure to make the area safer for biking, the Department of Transportation is proposing to establish two new bike lanes along streets running parallel to traffic-heavy Houston Street. DOT’s plan seeks to transform Bleecker and Prince Streets […]

DOT Makes the Case for Bike Routes Parallel to W. Houston St.

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Last Tuesday night Ryan Russo and Josh Benson from the Department of Transportation presented a plan to Manhattan’s Community Board 2 to create a safer east-west bike route across Lower Manhattan. With three cyclists having been killed on Houston Street over the last two years and major reconstruction of the street currently underway, members of […]

Manhattan Community Board 3 Meeting About New Bike Lane

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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. The Community Board’s pdf-formatted agenda lists this as an "informational presentation by the Department of Transportation on Grand Street Bicycle Facility Design." From Transportation Alternatives: In November, the NYC Department of Transportation added a grand […]

CB2 Signs Off On Prince-Bleecker Bike Lanes

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  After over an hour of public comment, and another hour of deliberation, Community Board 2 last night voted to recommend the DOT proceed with bike lanes parallel to Houston Street, to be located primarily on Prince and Bleecker. The resolution crafted last week by CB2’s Traffic & Transportation Committee — defining the new bike […]

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 […]