Relive Yesterday’s Big Bike-Share Announcement

If you couldn’t be at Madison Square yesterday, not to worry — Robin Urban Smith brings us the video highlights from the big bike-share press conference with Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, NYC business leaders, and progressive politicos.

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This Week: Bike-Share and Bike Lanes in Midtown

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Until recently, Midtown had been something of a desert for high-quality bike infrastructure. But with protected bike lanes extending up the East and West Sides and bike-share set to blanket the area, that’s about to change in a big way this year. The transportation committee of Manhattan CB 5 gets an update on upcoming bike […]

Bike-Share Is Going to Be Huge at NYC Transit Hubs

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The Department of Transportation is currently going around to community boards and presenting preliminary maps of bike-share locations. While the map for the full service area isn’t finished yet, the details that have come out so far are pretty exciting. One of the big questions we had about station siting concerned the bike-transit connection. Namely, […]

Latest Q-Poll: Bike-Share Even More Popular Than Bike Lanes

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After a series of polls showing big majorities of New Yorkers favor expanding the city’s bike lane network, the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute has turned its attention to a wider range of bike issues. It turns out that with 58 percent support, bike lanes aren’t even the most popular bike program the city is undertaking. […]