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The Pulaski Bridge Bikeway Is Open and It’s Magnificent

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Pedestrians and cyclists don’t have to settle for scraps of space on the Pulaski Bridge any more. This morning, the bridge’s new two-way protected bikeway officially opened to the public, the culmination of a four-year effort to improve biking and walking access between Greenpoint and Long Island City. The Pulaski carries thousands of cyclists between Queens and Brooklyn across Newtown […]

Eyes on the Street: Pulaski Bridge Bikeway Looks Ready for a Ribbon-Cutting

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Pulaski Bridge bike lane is open, nothing is impossible! Ahhhhhhhh!!!!! pic.twitter.com/gNr6oTuUqc — Max RN (@MaxRivlinNadler) April 24, 2016 Update: A DOT spokesperson tells Streetsblog that while finishing touches are being made, cyclists should follow the posted signage, which directs them to the shared pedestrian-bike path on the west side of the bridge. The new protected lane […]

DOT’s Meeker Avenue Safety Plan Is, Well, Meek

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Wow, someone on #bkcb1 asked @NYC_DOT “what about bicycles?” Terrible answer though: we didn’t think of ? because we didn’t think of ? — Mike Cherepko (@mikecherepko) January 13, 2016 DOT unveiled its plan for pedestrian safety improvements along Meeker Avenue in north Brooklyn at last night’s Community Board 1 meeting, but board members and […]

Construction Has Begun on the Pulaski Bridge Bikeway

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DOT has started work on the much-anticipated Pulaski Bridge bikeway, which will more than double the space for people walking and biking on the bridge. The Pulaski Bridge spans Newtown Creek, linking Greenpoint and Long Island City. Right now people who cross the bridge on foot and by bike are crammed into one eight-foot lane next to […]