This Week: UWS Cycle Tracks, High Bridge Rehab, Bike Month

This week’s schedule is chock-a-block with discussions on city bike and pedestrian facilities, past, present and future. If you need more, there are lots of great Bike Month NYC events happening daily. 

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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Turnout Needed Tonight for CB4 Eighth Ave Cycle Track Vote

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Pedestrian 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, […]

This Week: Upgrading the Chrystie Street Bike Lane

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There’s no shortage of livable streets events this week. Preparations for Citi Bike expansion continue with presentations and planning workshops in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and street revamps are on the agenda for the Upper West Side, DUMBO, and Brownsville. In one intriguing development, the Manhattan Community Board 3 transportation committee is expected to take up […]

This Week: Protected Bike Lanes, Crash Maps, Bike-Friendly Biz

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The week kicks off with community board meetings about protected bike lanes in Brooklyn and Manhattan today, followed on Tuesday by a panel on bike-friendly business districts. On Thursday, the City Council’s transportation committee considers a bill that would create a traffic crash map, while the State Senate’s transportation committee talks MTA budgets. Thursday afternoon, […]

This Week: First Avenue Bikeway and UES Citi Bike Expansion

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Tonight, DOT will present plans to complete the First Avenue protected bikeway to the transportation committee of Manhattan Community Board 6. DOT installed sharrows from 49th Street and 59th Street, leaving a gap in the First Avenue protected lane, after CB 6 objected to the safer design four years ago. For this project to come to […]