Reminder: Tonight’s Community Board Action

Just a quick heads up — Don’t forget that Manhattan CB2 and CB10 committees are meeting tonight to discuss new bike route plans from DOT. Get the details here.

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DOT’s Fear of Community Boards Leads to Bike Lane Gaps in Brooklyn

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Disjointed street design changes coming to Kingston Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue illustrate how DOT’s sheepish approach to bike lane implementation interferes with the development of a connected bike network. At Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy, these north-south routes connect with Tompkins Avenue and Throop Avenue, which both have bike lanes. But for years, the bike lanes didn’t extend south […]

Manhattan CB 8 Committee Asks DOT for Crosstown UES Bike Lanes

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Strong crowd here at @CB8M, every member of the public who spoke was in favor of x-town bike lanes. @transalt pic.twitter.com/91VR7AZfcw — Thomas DeVito (@PedestrianTom) November 4, 2015 Momentum continues to grow for creating crosstown bike lanes on the Upper East Side. In an 11-1 vote with one abstention, the Manhattan Community Board 8 transportation committee […]

CB 1 Committee Endorses DOT Plan for Tribeca Bike Lanes

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The Tribeca committee of Manhattan Community Board 1 passed a resolution last week in support of a DOT proposal to add bicycle lanes on Church Street and West Broadway [PDF]. The plan was modified from an earlier version to expand pedestrian space on the triangle between Sixth Avenue, Church Street, White Street, and Franklin Street. The new plan […]