Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Cobble Hill

Bike-Share Already Getting More Use Than Park Slope’s Free Parking Spots

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The new bike-share stations in Brooklyn south of Atlantic Avenue are getting a lot more use than your average free on-street parking space, according to recent Citi Bike data compiled by Carroll Gardens resident Viktor Geller [PDF]. Geller addressed the report to Brooklyn Community Board 6, which is holding a hearing on Thursday in response to complaints about bike-share stations […]

Citi Bike Expands South of Atlantic Avenue

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Yesterday, Citi Bike began installing stations in the Brooklyn neighborhoods south of Atlantic Avenue and west of Prospect Park. A few stations are already operating, according to the Citi Bike station map, with a total of 73 set to go live in the area in the coming weeks. All told there are 139 new bike-share stations […]

The Case for the “Amity Street Wiggle”

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Ian Dutton has an idea to improve the eastbound bike route through Cobble Hill. The street network has no good, officially-sanctioned bike connection from points west of Court Street onto the Dean Street bike lane. But hundreds of cyclists each day make their own route, taking Amity Street, then doing a short jog against traffic on Court Street […]