Nick Grossman is an urbanist, web developer, and neighborhood handyman, and is the web designer/developer behind Streetsblog. For the past three years, he worked for Project for Public Spaces studying the behavior of people in public spaces, real and virtual. Now, he's the design director for a web startup. He lives in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn and likes to walk fast.
The MTA’s bus service “death spiral” inches ever closer. Thirteen months after the launch of Andy Byford’s “Bus Action Plan,” New York City Transit will reduce service on specific routes this summer “to more closely align with customer demand” and reflect congestion-induced speed reductions, according to a memo distributed to MTA board members on Monday [PDF, […]
Last October, the Department of Transportation presented to Community Board 7 a $150- to 200-million plan to renovate the Rotunda at West 79th Street in Riverside Park. The Rotunda is topped by a traffic circle that cyclists use to get to the Hudson River Greenway, the busiest bike route in the country. For years, cyclists […]