Eyes on the Street: Seen Better Days

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East 146th Street and St. Ann’s Avenue, May 28, 2007.

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Eyes on the Street: A Special Lane for Parking Cars

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This was the scene along the Edward L. Grant Highway in the Bronx on May 27, where the southbound buffered bike lane near Jerome Avenue was being blocked by SUVs from Florida and New Jersey and assorted other vehicles. The bike lane markings here are worn out by the constant wear and tear of automobile […]

Eyes on the Street: Bus Lanes Are Coming to Webster Avenue

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The Bronx is set to receive its second Select Bus Service route along Webster Avenue and Melrose Avenue. Within a quarter-mile of the route, 61 percent of residents commute by transit, according to DOT, and nearly three-quarters of households are car-free. While buses won’t run in the center lanes — an alignment that Chicago is […]

Eyes on the Street: Above the Cross Bronx ‘Expressway’

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Saturday, July 29, 2006, at the Jesup Avenue bridge over the Cross Bronx "Expressway." I called 311 to get the city to tow that abandoned car away, but the operator needed an address or an intersection to locate this vehicle. An address would be a stretch, and the computer didn’t accept "Jesup Avenue and the Cross Bronx ‘Expressway’" as a […]