Bike to Work With Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion

A fun, short ride down the Grand Concourse celebrating Bike Month and promoting a healthy and environmentally friendly form of transportation.

After the ride, join Borough President Carrion for a free power breakfast on the lawn of the Andrew Freedman Home, 1125 Grand Concourse (between 165th & 166th Streets).

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DOT: Grand Concourse Project to “Replace and Upgrade Existing Bike Lanes”

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With Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz calling for better bike infrastructure on the Grand Concourse, there’s some serious political momentum to make this major north-south thoroughfare a safer street. How far will DOT take it? The Grand Concourse is one of DOT’s Vision Zero “Great Streets” projects slated for capital improvements in the next few years. Currently, it has buffered bike […]