Ninth Avenue: Community-Designed Street Plan Comments Session

— Select a Street Design —

The Hells Kitchen Neighborhood Association will hold its spring public session, and then at 6:45, Chekpeds will kick off the next installment of the Ninth Avenue Renaissance Project.


Ninth Avenue Bike Path Expands Northward

The Open Planning Project’s Lily Bernheimer snapped these shots of the Ninth Avenue separated bike path, now being extended from 23rd Street to 31st. Plastic bollards separate bikes from car and truck traffic at W. 23rd. Pedestrian island under construction at 29th.

Eyes on the Street: Eighth Avenue Protected Bike Lane Heads North

Reader Niles Ray sends in this bird’s-eye view of bike lane construction on Eighth Avenue at 37th Street. The extension of protected bike lanes on Eighth and Ninth Avenues was proposed by DOT last year, and won subsequent community board approval. The lanes and pedestrian islands will provide safer passage for cyclists and pedestrians north […]

Choose Your Own Hells Kitchen

The Ninth Avenue Renaissance project continues to evolve into the most thorough and impressive community-driven Livable Streets effort currently underway in New York City (the Gansevoort Project runs a close second). Following up on a design workshop facilitated by Project for Public Spaces in January, Ninth Avenue Renaissance has launched a survey that allows you […]