New Bus Lane Coming To 125th Street In Harlem

m60There is transportation news to report on select bus service along 125th Street. Years of advocacy by leaders and transportation advocates has yielded these results. Continue Reading →

Climate Plan Calls For Better UpperTown Biking, Walking

WEACT_climateplanWhile most of Northern Manhattan escaped the harshest ravages of Hurricane Sandy, there was some flooding along the waterfront, including inside the 148th Street subway station. Continue Reading →

Kidical Mass Rides InTo Harlem

kidical_mass_cadman2It’s Kidical Mass season, and there are two opportunities this weekend for children and adults to participate in group rides. Continue Reading →

Bike Riding Pointers For Kids This Summer In Harlem

kidcallWe’re half through the summer, and the organization Kidical Mass helps young cyclists gain experience. They also want kids to ride safe, so they can ride for years to come in Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Electeds Call For Rapid Expansion Of Select Bus Service

M60 SBSState Senator Adriano Espaillat (D-Manhattan/Bronx), Councilman Mark Levine (D-Manhattan), and Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez (D-Manhattan), Chair of the NYC Council’s Transportation Committee, and advocates called for the expedient creation of ten new Select Bus Service lines. Continue Reading →

Citibike Events, Demos And Bikes (Not In Harlem)

citibank bikes harlem map1Today, we clicked on the Facebook page for Citi Bikes Events And Demonstrations  Map, where the slogan reads “Citi Bike has something around every corner,” after clicking on the map we realized that there was not one Citi Bike on any corner in Harlem!

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104th Street S Curve, Elevated Railway, Harlem, 1899 (video)

video-tape-1From (Thomas) Edison Films catalog taken from the front platform of a special train that ran backward over the celebrated S (“Suicide Curve,”) Curve, Elevated Railway in East Harlem, New York, 1899. Continue Reading →