Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Maspeth

Protected Bike Lanes Coming to Washington Heights After CB 12 Vote

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Washington Heights will get protected bike lanes and major pedestrian upgrades after Manhattan Community Board 12 endorsed a DOT proposal last night. Sections of 170th Street, 158th Street, and Edgecombe Avenue will get protected bike lanes, and pedestrian crossings will be improved on Edgecombe Avenue and at the complex intersection of 158th Street, Riverside Drive, and Edward Morgan Place […]

DOT Eyes Improvements for Deadly Grand Avenue in Maspeth

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After meeting with Assembly Member Marge Markey, DOT is planning an engineering fix for the Maspeth intersection where a senior was killed by a driver making an illegal turn, and is considering improvements at other dangerous locations along deadly Grand Avenue. Angela Hurtado, 68, was struck as she crossed Grand Avenue at 69th Place in the […]