Streetsblog contributor Alex Marshall will be on this morning’s Brian Lehrer Show to talk about his post from last week on cyclists and traffic laws. The show starts at 10:00. Marshall’s segment has top billing on the Lehrer Show web page, so it will probably be one of the first segments be airing at 10:40 […]
NYC Blog directs our attention to the map above, which depicts every street in the continental U.S. Map creator Ben Fry (no relation) posts a larger version on his site, and explains it like so: All of the streets in the lower 48 United States: an image of 26 million individual road segments. No other […]
True to form, last night's Upper East Side community board meeting about bike lanes was a ridiculous carnival of vituperative whining.
Ten days ago, DOT broke ground on a nice set of new bike lanes linking Upper Manhattan to the reopened High Bridge. Meanwhile, bike access improvements on the Bronx side are already pretty far along. This is the new contraflow bike lane on 170th Street, leading east from the High Bridge. It’s part of a package […]
The beginnings of the First Avenue protected bike lane, at St. Mark’s Place. Photo: Ben Fried It’s not finished yet, but some segments of the First Avenue bike lane are quite rideable. I used about eight blocks of it this weekend. This Saturday, I was able to bike from my apartment in Prospect Heights to […]
The paint is down on what will be a short two-way bike lane on 158th Street in Washington Heights, part of a package of DOT improvements [PDF] to make biking and walking safer between the Hudson River Greenway and the recently reopened High Bridge linking Upper Manhattan to the Bronx. This segment runs between the Henry […]