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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.”

February 23, 2024

Barriers Fail To Keep Drivers From Blocking Bronx Bike Lanes

DOT's new "hardened bike lanes" are hard to get around, says one Uptown bike commuter.

January 12, 2024

Costly ‘Mountable’ Bike Lanes on Grand Concourse Have Failed — Yet City Plans More of Them on Queens Blvd.

The expensive Grand Concourse bike lanes have been blocked by cars from day one.

December 22, 2023

Third Ave. ‘Complete Street’ Adds Wide Bike Lane, But Still Keeps Too Much Space for Cars

The bike lane is a good start, but the city must aim higher for its "complete streets," advocates say.

December 8, 2023

‘Death Waiting to Happen’: North Brooklynites Call for Safer Morgan Ave

The avenue is a key, but deadly, link in north Brooklyn.

November 12, 2023

Opinion: It’s Past Time for Protected Bike Lanes in Downtown Jamaica

There is no safe, legal, and easy way to ride through downtown Jamaica. It's time for that to change.

November 3, 2023

Council Member Chi Ossé Blasts DOT For Delaying — And Maybe Killing — Bedford Ave Bike Lane

A Brooklyn Council member resoundingly criticized the Department of Transportation after the agency revealed that a protected bike lane on Bedford Avenue may not happen.

November 2, 2023

Adams Dismisses Bus, Bike Lane Mile Requirements At DOT Meeting

The Adams Doctrine on safe streets has become clear. And, yes, it involves a metaphor of drowning rats.

November 1, 2023

Council Member Crystal Hudson Demands More Street Safety Projects, Including Ashland Pl.

The Brooklyn lawmaker issued a strong call for safety after the killing of a young boy by a tow-truck driver.

October 30, 2023