Streetsblog has gotten word that bike lane construction is set to proceed next month on several streets in Brooklyn Community Board 1 territory. An August 31 letter to CB 1 District Manager Gerald Esposito from DOT Brooklyn Borough Commissioner Joseph Palmieri lists the following planned improvements: Bedford Avenue between Rogers Avenue and Division Street Division […]
It’s Street Seats season — the time of year when curbside seating replaces parking to reclaim some space for people, at least for the summer. Street Seats are installed by DOT. The seats, which fold up at night, are maintained by an adjacent sponsoring business and are open to the public. DOT received 22 applications for Street Seats […]
More than three years after it was approved by Brooklyn Community Board 1’s transportation committee, construction on the West Street segment of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway is finally underway. The Department of Design and Construction confirmed that current work on West Street is related to the greenway. The project will turn West Street into a one-way […]
The BID wants the city to convert streets to "shared space" with a central hub for truck deliveries.
The completion of phase one of the Second Avenue Subway enabled DOT to move forward with a dedicated bus lane and protected bike lane on 37 blocks of Second Avenue.
A reader sends in these shots of weekend car-free street activity. Above, the crowd takes in a performance from the Fourth Arts Block "Meet the Street" series on East 4th Street between the Bowery and Second Avenue in Manhattan; below is a scene from the first Saturday of Williamsburg Walks, taken at North 6th and […]