Queens Community Board 1: Bike-Share Discussion

Community Board 1 will hear a presentation from DOT Borough Commissioner Dalila Hall, Jon Orcutt and Kate Fillin-Yeh about bike-share planning in Astoria.

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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, […]

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Brooklyn Community Board 1 has had enough of the “war on cars,” and they’re taking it out on pedestrians, cyclists, and local businesses. The Brooklyn Paper reports that four Williamsburg shops want bike corrals, to provide room to park bikes while keeping sidewalks clear. “We believe it is our responsibility to beautify the area,” said […]

5 Highlights From Last Night’s Bike-Share vs. Parking Meeting

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Last night’s Brooklyn Community Board 6 bike-share forum lacked the fireworks of previous meetings — no physical threats this time. While the tone was civil, the demands from the anti-bike-share crowd weren’t exactly reasonable. So far, Citi Bike has proven incredibly popular in CB 6, with some stations getting as much as seven rides per dock each day. That’s […]