OPINION: The Next Steps on the Queensboro BridgeBy Juan Restrepo and Laura Shepard | | No Comments
Two leaders of the campaign for bike and pedestrian equity on our bridges outline a program to enhance access for all.
It’s Time for DOT to Create ‘Bike Boulevards’ — So What’s a Bike Boulevard?By Laura Shepard | | No Comments
In short, it's a quick, cheap and easy way to create a network of low-stress cycling routes.
Op-Ed: DOT’s Growing Commitment to the Bike NetworkBy Laura Shepard and Jon Orcutt | | No Comments
The U.N. General Assembly week detours showed that the city is taking steps to maintain vital bike routes during crunch periods. Let's entrench that maintenance in daily operations.
Everybody Wants Something — But Especially Transit — at Sunnyside YardsBy Laura Shepard | | 27 Comments
Tens of thousands of people may one day be housed over the rail yard. Will the subway and LIRR be ready?
Public to DOT: Give Us Safety On Northern BoulevardBy Laura Shepard | | 1 Comment
Opponents and supporters of prior street safety battles agree that the "New Boulevard of Death" must be fixed.
Rep. Joe Crowley Just Can’t Stop Complaining About Queens Bike LanesBy Gersh Kuntzman and Laura Shepard | | 11 Comments
Really, Congressman, it's getting embarrassing at this point.
Queens Community Board Continues Secret Shenanigans to Raise Money to Kill Northern Boulevard Bike LaneBy Laura Shepard | | 9 Comments
They got caught sneaking around last year. But rogue CB11 members are back to their old tricks.
Yes, Mr. Mayor, the U.S. Open Turns Flushing Meadows Park into a Parking LotBy Laura Shepard | | 10 Comments
Sure, the tennis tourney generates revenue for the city, but Queens residents are treated like garbage for three weeks.
City Loading Zone Plan Will Help Ease Traffic On Austin Street In Queens — But Local Pols Still Oppose ItBy Laura Shepard | | 5 Comments
Loading zones reduce congestion and improve safety in commercial areas. Why do politicians instinctively support on-street car storage instead?
City Abandons “Clear Curbs” Program That Reduced Traffic Congestion And Made Roosevelt Avenue SaferBy Laura Shepard | | 19 Comments
A program that made Roosevelt Avenue safer gives way to local concern about lost business.
The Hudson River Greenway Needs Great Design, Not Knee-Jerk Security FixesBy Laura Shepard | | 19 Comments
The greenway is bursting at the seams during warmer months and needs to be widened to handle the peak volume of bike and pedestrian traffic it carries.
Queens Residents Protect Cyclists on 43rd and Skillman With Their Bodies, and Demand to Be CountedBy Laura Shepard | | 28 Comments
"How many lives is a parking spot worth?" went the chants.