Turnout Needed Tonight for CB4 Eighth Ave Cycle Track Vote

3022964648_5ebd62b72d_o.jpgPedestrian refuges mean cyclists aren’t the only beneficiaries of cycle tracks. Photo: wrkng/Flickr

Manhattan Community Board 4 will vote tonight on whether to recommend extending the protected bike lane on Eighth Avenue, now under construction below W. 14th Street, north to W. 23rd.

The board’s transportation committee signed off on the lane last month. Still, about a dozen speakers turned out to oppose the project, which has community advocates, including CHEKPEDS, calling for a strong showing tonight by all who support a safer Eighth Avenue.

WHAT: Manhattan Community Board 4 General Meeting

WHEN: Wednesday, December 3, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Roosevelt Hospital, 10th Avenue between 58th and 59th St.

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