Ninth Street Earns Its Stripes

The debate is over, and as of today the Ninth St. bike lanes are swiftly becoming a reality.

Photo: Courtesy Zoe Ryder White

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Eyes on the Street: Cops With Placards Turn Ninth Avenue Into Parking Lot

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Illegally converting left-turn lane for placard parking creates a dangerous hooking situation for cyclists @NYC_DOT pic.twitter.com/7PnlbsbrPw — placard corruption (@placardabuse) June 14, 2016 Well, this is a pretty brazen display of entitlement from the placarded class. Parking watchdog @placardabuse tweeted these photos of private vehicles parked in a turn lane on Ninth Avenue at 34th […]

Eyes on the Street: Lines Forming for Ninth Ave Protected Bike Lane

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Construction on Midtown protected bike lanes continues apace. Reader Hilda Cohen sends in the above shot from Ninth Avenue, where she says “contractors are out marking lines between 47th and 39th.” “Traffic was already moving smoother,” writes Hilda. On Twitter, @andrewneidhardt posted this photo of Ninth at 38th. Regular Streetsblog readers may know that I […]

Ninth Avenue Bike Path Expands Northward

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The Open Planning Project’s Lily Bernheimer snapped these shots of the Ninth Avenue separated bike path, now being extended from 23rd Street to 31st. Plastic bollards separate bikes from car and truck traffic at W. 23rd. Pedestrian island under construction at 29th.