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Midtown Traffic Slower Than Ever After Hochul’s Congestion Pricing Betrayal

Traffic moved just 6.8 mph in the CBD and 4.6 mph in Midtown last month — the slowest June on record, Gridlock Sam said.

July 8, 2024

Mayor Adams Once Praised Eighth Ave. Sidewalk Expansions He Now Wants to ‘Relook At’

Adams praised the sidewalk extensions while literally standing in them back in 2022.

July 8, 2024

Mayor Adams May Nix Sidewalk Expansions on Bustling Eighth Ave.

Pedestrian crowding on Eighth Avenue used to be so bad that people were forced to walk in the street — but Adams is casting doubt on efforts to give people more space to walk.

July 5, 2024

11th Bike Rider of the Year Killed on Congested 11th Ave.

It's a congested area that won't see any traffic relief due to Gov. Hochul's abandonment of congestion pricing.

June 7, 2024

Wider Crosstown Bike Lanes Coming on 2 Midtown Strips

It's the latest effort to take advantage of the predicted reduction in vehicle traffic from congestion pricing and increase cycling.

June 3, 2024

DOT Aims to Build First Ave. Tunnel Bike Lane Before September’s UN General Assembly

DOT hopes to have the concrete-protect tunnel bike lane installed this summer, but its exact plans are still in development.

May 7, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines: Biking with a Dutchman Edition

You really get a fresh perspective on city cycling when you do it with someone from Holland. Plus other news.

April 16, 2024

Scenic Midtown Greenway Section Opens, But Gap Remains

It's a beautiful greenway, but it still doesn't fill the Midtown gap.

December 19, 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

Broadway Vision: Watch 15 Years of Transformation in a Single Streetfilm

It's hard to see the big picture of just what has been accomplished between Times and Union squares. That's where Clarence Eckerson Jr. comes in.

October 4, 2023