Manhattan Pol Upset at Delayed Rollout of Electrified Citi Bike Docks
"I urge the Department of Transportation and Con Edison to expedite the electrification of [Citi Bike] stations," Erik Bottcher wrote to the colossuses of conveyance and current last Friday.
Thursday’s Headlines: Victory on Underhill Edition
Mayor Adams has decided to allow the agency to move forward with its plans to improve safety by finishing the Underhill Avenue bike boulevard. Plus other news.
Divorce NY Style: The Council and DOT Have Moved to Splitsville
It's the battle of who could care less — and safety is losing.
#StuckAtDOT: City Delays Suggest Safe Cycling Rule Changes are Dead
Department of Transportation has still not implemented city regulations that it said more than three years ago would improve safety — and one activist thinks the rules are dead.
DOT Spins Bus- and Bike-Lane Failure as ‘Streets Plan’ Success
The agency quietly released its required status report on the Streets Plan, which shows massive shortcomings that DOT downplayed.
Community Board Backs DOT Road Diet for Brooklyn’s Deadly Third Av.
“This is just a beginning of what we could do to fix our community,” said one board member. “This is not done, this is not where we finish off.”
POWER PLAY: City Moves to Put Thousands More E-Car Chargers on the Sidewalk
We should stop and think before giving over curbside space to car drivers, a mistake the city made in the 1950s.
WHAT NEXT?: Four Things Mayor Adams Must Do to Save Vision Zero
"Zero" remains a long way off. Streetsblog asked the experts what New York City and Mayor Adams must do to get there.
So Why Does Mayor Adams Want to Spend $56M to Move a Chinatown Plaza Across the Street?
The city is taking another go at redesigning the busy Chinatown intersection.