Not to count chickens before they hatch, but if you’re thinking of going on Saturday’s Brooklyn Waterfront Epic Ride, the weather will probably cooperate and spare you the broiling heat of this past weekend. Right now, the forecast for Brooklyn predicts the mercury won’t rise above 90 degrees. Tuesday: Come out to Flushing High School […]
We mentioned this briefly in a post about the bike access improvements on the Manhattan side of the Queensboro Bridge, but the redesign of First Avenue in East Harlem and the Upper East Side is completed and worth a closer look. On October 15, DOT announced that work had wrapped up on the First Avenue project, […]
Tomorrow, Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito and Transportation Alternatives will take a well-deserved victory lap on the First and Second Avenue protected bike lanes. Streetsblog readers know how difficult it was to overcome the misinformation campaign waged by a small number of business owners who didn’t want to see street improvements come to East Harlem. But […]
Stringer Unveils East River Park Plan, Calls for Elevated Bike Path at 14th Street (NYT) De Blasio Anti-Bike Lane Tour Continues at Meeting of Young Progressive Bklyn Dems (City & State) Woman Dies in Harlem 2-Car Crash; Up to 6 Injured as Cars Careen Onto Sidewalk (DNA, Post, News) Driver Charged in Hit-and-Run Death of Shu Ying Liu Grins […]
DOT has released its long-awaited blueprint for safer walking and biking conditions across the Harlem River bridges.
In the aftermath of last weekend’s 5,000 rider Tour de Bronx, I thought it might be worth revisiting the the Department of City Planning’s August 2006 Bronx Harlem River Bicycle and Pedestrian Study. The study identifies a number of specific ways to carve out space for cyclists and pedestrians and help neighborhoods of the South Bronx get better connected to […]