Bloomberg, Sadik-Khan to Hold 11:00 Madison Square Presser

Mayor Bloomberg and DOT Commish Janette Sadik-Khan will be officially unveiling public space improvements to Madison Square at 11:00 this morning, on 23rd St. between Broadway and Fifth Ave.

If any citizen journalists will be in the area, please send us a pic if you can.

  • Finding no more appropriate place to whine about it, when is the Harlem Piers Park going to open between W 125th and W 132nd streets??? This is a vital Greenway link that will put an end to bicycle commuters being forced onto a busy city street. It was supposed to open in May or June and has looked ready for months! Can Streetsblog’s finest investigate?


Tomorrow: Bike to Work With Janette Sadik-Khan [Updated]

Friday is National Bike to Work Day, and to celebrate, Transportation Alternatives will have coffee, snacks and commuter bags for cyclists at six locations — two in Manhattan and four on East River bridges. T.A. will be educating bicyclists about civic riding on NYC streets, and helping riders team up with buddies who share their […]

NYC Bike-Share: First Look

This photo simulation offers a glimpse of what New York City bike-share will look like. At this hour, DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson and a group of electeds are announcing details of the program — to feature 10,000 bikes at some 600 stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn — at Madison Square. We’ll […]

Sadik-Khan Announces Summer Streets 2012

Summer Streets will return this August. NYC DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan today announced dates for the fifth iteration of the city’s premier car-free event. Seven miles of Manhattan streets, from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, will be open to pedestrians from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 4, 11 and 18. “For three […]