St. Luke’s Backs Amsterdam Ave Redesign In Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemTransportation Alternatives is pleased to announce that Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital is backing a safety redesign for Amsterdam Avenue. Continue Reading →

Will Harlem’s CB 9 Take Cues From Denny Farrell?

traffic drviing street in harlemHarlem Council Member Mark Levine and the local precinct commander spoke in support of a traffic safety plan [PDF] for a deadly stretch of Broadway last night at a Harlem Community Board 9 transportation committee meeting. Continue Reading →

Alert: Extensive Traffic Delays in Harlem

1st-ave-and-96th-streetDue to a motor vehicle collision, expect extensive traffic delays in both directions on the Harlem River Drive at East 127th Street in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Levine And Rodriguez To Implement Harlem Bus Lanes ASAP

levine chris loweTransit advocates and Upper Manhattan elected officials gathered this morning at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and 125th Street to urge DOT to extend bus lanes on 125th Street to West Harlem as soon as possible.

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135th Street Subway Stop, Harlem 1907

lenox and 135th street harlem nycThe 2 and 3 train cast-iron and glass entrance (not exit) kiosk subway station (the one on the next block to the right is the exit) looking north from 135th Street is a station on the IRT Lenox Avenue Line, Harlem, New York, 1907. Continue Reading →

Tonight: CB9 Weighs Fix for Dangerous Stretch Of Broadway

DOT_BroadwayDOT’s plan for 18 blocks of Broadway in West Harlem would widen pedestrian medians and narrow motor vehicle lanes. Image: DOT [PDF]

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Some Harlem Bus Riders “Trampling Our Liberties”

125_buslaneA DOT plan to extend bus lanes and add turn restrictions on 125th Street was shouted down last night by the same hecklers who have filibustered street safety improvements at Community Board 10 for years. Noticeably absent from last night’s meeting: People who ride the bus on 125th Street. Continue Reading →