If you’re looking for summertime recreation, I have just the spot for you. New York’s hottest club is Summer Streets. Don’t be fooled by the “road closed” signs — they’re actually open for you to walk, bike, scoot or stroll. Inaugurated in 2008 and located on Park Avenue and Lafayette Street from 72nd Street to […]
The forecast for Saturday is bleak — 100 percent chance of rain, lasting just about all day. Tomorrow also happens to be the first Summer Streets event of 2014 (as well as the first during the de Blasio mayoralty). Good thing the main attraction is in a tunnel. But since there are only two other […]
On Saturday we received the following mysterious e-mail in the Streetsblog tips box: Subject: Plan to be Revealed to go up against Mayor’s Congestion Pricing A major announcement will soon be made that will reveal a whole new plan for how NYC will handle traffic congestion, mass transit, air pollution and land re-development. A plan […]
Traffic congestion on the Holland Tunnel-bound roadway is a disaster for cyclists and pedestrians — and it's been this way for years!
Okay, New York. You’ve had two chances so far this August to get out of bed, off the couch, and outside to Summer Streets. This is your final warning. The last of three Summer Streets this year is scheduled for tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. along Park Avenue and Lafayette Street, from 72nd […]
After a morning and afternoon when car traffic completely clogged NYC streets and river crossings, Mayor Bloomberg announced new restrictions for drivers entering Manhattan via bridges and tunnels on Thursday and Friday. On most crossings, only cars with three or more people will be allowed to enter Manhattan. “Anybody that tried to drive around New […]