RSVP Deadline for West Side Transportation Public Forum

Today is the RSVP deadline for the New York City Department of Transportation’s upcoming public forum Upper West Side transportation issues. If you want to attend, e-mail westsidestudy @ hshassoc . com or call 917-339-0488.

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Upper West Side Livable Streets Advocates: Mark Your Calendar

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Monday, September 246:00 to 9:30 pmJohn Jay College899 Tenth Ave. (at 58th St.)RSVP to westsidestudy @ hshassoc . com or (917) 339-0488 Do you have thoughts about improving the bicycle, pedestrian and transportation environment on the Upper West Side? In conjunction with Councilmember Gale Brewer, the Department of Transportation would like to hear your thoughts, concerns […]

This Week: Planning for Citi Bike in Harlem

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This week community boards will take up street safety in Red Hook, improvements to Brooklyn’s Empire Boulevard, and Citi Bike’s expansion into Harlem. TA will scope east-west bike routes on the Upper East Side, and Amtrak will reveal its Sunnyside Yard master plan. Highlights below. Check the calendar for complete listings. Tuesday: On the agenda […]

This Week: Speak Up for a Safer Fourth Avenue

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In June, Brooklyn Community Board 6 rejected a DOT proposal to calm traffic on deadly Fourth Avenue between Pacific and 15th Streets in Park Slope. The plan resulted from years of community activism, it has the backing of City Council Member Brad Lander and other community boards whose districts encompass Fourth Avenue, and it was overwhelmingly endorsed […]
When it snows on Columbus Circle, street space that could be repurposed for walking and biking is revealed. Photo: Alex Knight/Twitter

This Week: Making Columbus Circle Safer for Biking and Walking

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Earlier this month Manhattan Community Board 7, on the Upper West Side, passed a resolution calling on DOT to install a protected bike lane in Columbus Circle, filling a critical void in the bike network. Tonight the CB 5 transportation committee, whose district borders Columbus Circle to the southeast, will consider its own resolution.