Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Bike Boxes

Eyes on the Street: Upper Manhattan Gets First Taste of Protected Cycling

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DOT’s planned safety improvements for the intersection of St. Nicholas and Amsterdam Avenues are currently being installed, as shown in pictures snapped by Streetsblog reader BicyclesOnly. Major features include¬†shorter crosswalks, additional pedestrian space, and Upper Manhattan’s first segment of physically-protected bike lane. Up to now, the intersection has been a dangerous one. According to a […]

Wiki Wednesday: Bike Boxes

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This StreetsWiki entry is rounding into encyclopedic form quite nicely. Andy Hamilton, DianaD (who also brought us the VMT entry last week) and Streetsblog’s own Aaron Naparstek have been piecing together a detailed look at the history and effectiveness of bike boxes: With nearly 40% of daily commuter trips taken by bike, Copenhagen, Denmark is […]

Streetfilms: Return of Bike Box!

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We can’t set this one up any better than Mr. Eckerson himself, so without further ado: At just about any public gathering I go these days, there’s usually at least one person who will come up and give me an enthusiastic "Bike Box!", based upon our earlier, popular Streetfilm. In my heart I hoped there […]