Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Sustainable South Bronx

South Bronx Greenway Construction Gets Underway This Summer

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A rendering of plans for Lafayette Avenue, with a planted median, standard painted bike lanes, and amenities along an expanded sidewalk. Image: NYCEDC Construction is set to begin on the first stages of the South Bronx Greenway this summer, marking the first tangible results of a community-based, bottom-up campaign for more livable streets. The project […]

Streetfilms: Building Greenways and Community in the Bronx

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This Streetfilm from Robin Urban Smith and Elizabeth Press brings us an update on the state of greenway development in the Bronx. Writes Robin: The Bronx River Greenway and South Bronx Greenway plans apply community-driven design strategies to help undo years of top down, auto-centric planning and development in the Bronx. The greenways, when completed, […]

Stim Funds to Kickstart South Bronx Greenway

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The Lafayette Avenue section of the South Bronx Greenway. Before/after: Sustainable South Bronx. We’ve got a few more details about another local ped-bike project getting a lift from stimulus cash. The street improvements announced for Hunts Point and Port Morris in the Bronx will fund the first three sections of the South Bronx Greenway. This […]

Bloomberg-Fatigue May Dampen PlaNYC Support in the Bronx

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We’ve heard plenty of congestion pricing complaints (and some kudos, too) from the Bronx, but what about the rest of PlaNYC? City Limits reports on a recent community summit where Bronxites said they are unhappy with how the Bloomberg administration composed its legislative centerpiece, among them some who might ordinarily support pricing but are put […]