Eyes on the Street: Brooklyn’s Fifth Avenue Street Fair

As Robert Guskind at Gowanus Lounge writes, "We like the Fifth Avenue Fair because, while you can score tube socks
and sunglasses, most of the local businesses come out and represent." Check out his photo set on Flickr.

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Tonight: Important Complete Streets Meetings in Manhattan and Queens

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Tonight’s a big night for livable streets events, with community board meetings on proposals for Greenwich Village, the Lower East Side, and Long Island City. Plus, join Streetsblog at ARTCRANK if you’re looking for some fun. Key community board meetings tonight are: Manhattan Community Board 2’s transportation committee will consider a resolution requesting that DOT […]

DOT Replaces a Block of the Fifth Avenue Bike Lane With Sharrows

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DOT’s recent design tweaks to Eighth Street have come with an unwelcome change on Fifth Avenue. As the Fifth Avenue bike lane approaches Eighth Street, it now morphs into sharrows that overlap with a turning lane for motorists. The dedicated space for cycling is gone, and the new design is incompatible with the protected bike lane that advocates and […]