Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about West Bronx

Eyes on the Street: Bike Lane Stripes on Tremont Avenue

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DOT has striped the first pieces of the Bronx’s newest bike route on Tremont Avenue. The city is putting down bike lanes and sharrows on the 4.1-mile stretch of Tremont Avenue between Cedar Avenue and Boston Road, following a 2014 request from Council Member Ritchie Torres for a cross-town route on Tremont. Reader Jonathan Rabinowitz snapped the photo above of freshly-painted […]

DOT: Grand Concourse Project to “Replace and Upgrade Existing Bike Lanes”

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With Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz calling for better bike infrastructure on the Grand Concourse, there’s some serious political momentum to make this major north-south thoroughfare a safer street. How far will DOT take it? The Grand Concourse is one of DOT’s Vision Zero “Great Streets” projects slated for capital improvements in the next few years. Currently, it has buffered bike […]