After-Work Biker’s Snack With Queens Borough President Helen Marshall

Celebrate cycling in Queens with a free after-work snack courtesty of Queens Borough President Helen Marshall.


Proof That Congestion Pricing Supporters Do Exist in Queens

Transportation Alternatives Queens Committee Chair Mike Heffron sends along this report from last night’s traffic commission hearing at York College in Jamaica, Queens. No huge surprise, Assemblymen Andrew Hevesi and Rory Lancman both came out against congestion pricing, citing not enough evidence it would work and demanding transit improvements without explaining where the money would […]

Congestion Pricing Supporters Speak Up in Queens

Meghan Goth reports: With city buses slogging their way past double-parked cars on Archer Avenue just outside, Queens community members and elected officials testified on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal for a three-year congestion pricing pilot program at York College Performing Arts Center last night. The Traffic Congestion Mitigation hearing, one of seven being held around […]

Melinda Katz Tries to Kill Queens Blvd Bike Lane in the Name of “Community”

This was the community’s reaction to the @NYC_DOT proposal @MelindaKatz @StreetsblogNYC — Jaime Andrés (@jaimeamonc) May 12, 2016 Tuesday night’s meeting on the redesign of Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst was one of the uglier exercises in petty community board obstructionism in recent memory. Queens Community Board 4 District Manager Christian Cassagnol said the safety of cyclists […]