One of the most ambitious New York City Streets Renaissance projects currently underway is the Grand Army Plaza Coalition’s initiative to re-conceive New York City’s biggest, most chaotic traffic rotary into one of the city’s finest public spaces. A couple of weeks ago GAPco hosted a "Livable Streets" forum at the Brooklyn Public Library to […]
Tour de Brooklyn – 2007 A StreetFilm by Clarence Eckerson Jr.Running Time: 3 minutes 25 seconds The third annual Tour de Brooklyn was a special treat as New York City DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan rode the entire event with over 2,000 enthusiastic cyclists. The new commissioner introduced herself to riders at the beginning of […]
It’s relatively quiet this week on the Streetsblog Calendar, but still plenty to keep livable streets advocates busy. Here’s some of what’s on tap. Today: Bike From Work Day. Enjoy an after work snack and celebrate biking from work with the Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Committee on the Manhattan Bridge. Learn about TA projects and how […]
Some neighborhoods won't get Citi Bike until 2023 — and some won't get it at all (sorry, Bay Ridge).
New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan enjoys a lighter moment with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz as Noah Budnick of Transportation Alternatives welcomes cyclists to the 2007 Tour de Brooklyn. The third annual Tour de Brooklyn bike ride rolled through the borough Sunday with sunny skies, temperatures in the low 70s and a light breeze along a […]