One hundred miles of protected bike lanes in two years. No cars on some key routes for cyclists. Less engagement with community boards. And no more delays in life-saving road redesigns "for non-transportation-related political reasons." It's a start.
Pedestrian-packed and car-clogged Washington Street in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood has been converted to a one-way between Front and York streets — a change spurred by a two-year effort by a neighborhood resident that will actually add more cars and more danger to the roadway.
As Manhattan CB 7's transportation committee sees it, the very presence free on-street parking on the Upper West Side only serves to exacerbate congestion. On Tuesday, the panel demanded an end to it entirely.