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Getting the Green: Upstate Pol Wants to Unlock Highway Cash for Bike Paths

The proposal could mean a lot more green for New York City greenways.

January 23, 2024

Plaza Near Brooklyn Bridge to Become Sports and Rec Space

Paddle ball and a dog run might be coming to the Brooklyn Bridge soon.

January 5, 2024

Scenic Midtown Greenway Section Opens, But Gap Remains

It's a beautiful greenway, but it still doesn't fill the Midtown gap.

December 19, 2023

Stuck at DOT: Repairs for Vital-but-Rotting Uptown Greenway Link Delayed For 15th Year

The city’s nearly 15-years-delayed reconstruction of a critical bridge on the uptown portion of the Hudson River Greenway faces yet another setback.

December 14, 2023

One Year Later, Delivery Workers Are Still Waiting for Their Charging Hubs

More than a year — and a dozen-plus fatal fires — since the city announced charging stations for delivery workers, the hubs aren't ready,

November 21, 2023

BACK OPEN: City Swaps Barricades for Bollards After Abruptly Closing Queensbridge Greenway

The Parks Department reopened the greenway path through Queensbridge Park less than 48 hours after Streetsblog reported the abrupt, unexplained closure.

October 27, 2023

City Abruptly Shuts Queens Greenway Segment, Putting Cyclists in Danger; Council Member Takes Credit

Apparently, a crucial bike route can just be closed with no warning, hearings or safety detours. And a Council member will also take credit for it!

October 25, 2023

Mayor Pledges 40 Miles of New Greenways, But Offers No Timetable, Pricetag

Mayor Adams says he'll build 40 miles of new greenways, but he didn't say how he'll pay for it, where exactly they'll be, or when they'll be done.

October 13, 2023

Monday’s Headlines: It’s Labor Day Edition

It's Labor Day, so in honor of all the laborers who toil here at Streetsblog, we're taking the day off. But not before we give you a story about public pools.

September 4, 2023