Car-Free Grand Concourse

Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. presents Bronx on the Move, a series of family fitness events. Power walks led by Health People, Inc., learn bike safety tips, improve your riding skills and pump up your tires at Transportation Alternatives’ bike station, dance workshops instructed by Contemporary Ballet Theatre, relay races and other games offered by Montefiore School Health, tips on healthy cooking and eating, jump rope contests, hopscotch, roller skating and other kids’ activities, and free health screenings.

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Car-Free Grand Concourse

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Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. presents Bronx on the Move, a series of family fitness events. Power walks led by Health People, Inc., learn bike safety tips, improve your riding skills and pump up your tires at Transportation Alternatives’ bike station, dance workshops instructed by Contemporary Ballet Theatre, relay races and other games offered by […]

Bloomberg, Sadik-Khan and Friends Unveil “Summer Streets”

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David Byrne, Janette Sadik-Khan, Paul Steely White, Lance Armstrong, and Scott Stringer look on mirthfully as Mayor Bloomberg announces "Summer Streets." New York’s Ciclovía-style car-free event will go by the name "Summer Streets," Mayor Bloomberg and Transportation Commissioner Sadik-Khan announced at a press event this afternoon. Streetfilms’ Clarence Eckerson was on hand to capture footage, […]

Citing FDNY Concerns, DOT Removes Two-Block Protected Bike Connection

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DOT has erased a short contraflow protected bikeway that linked the Highbridge neighborhood to the car-free High Bridge in response to FDNY concerns about the movement of emergency vehicles. The project was part of a package of biking and walking improvements in the Bronx and Upper Manhattan implemented last year, timed to coincide with the re-opening of the High Bridge to the […]