City To Extend Amsterdam Bike Lane In Harlem

The city Department of Transportation proposed extending the Amsterdam Avenue bike lane — which currently spans West 76th to 110th streets — as far as West 162nd Street in Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

Harlem Minority And Women Business Owners Received Less Than Fair Share (Update)

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On Sunday, December 8th, 2016, Comptroller Scott Stringer hosted a Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) owned business round table hosted at Cheri Restaurant on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s P.S. 186 Affordable Units Will Rent From $508

PS186 Residential Entry RenderingP.S. 186 in Harlem is in the midst of a transformation from dilapidated, abandoned building to a $48.6 million mixed-use development, with a focus on low- to middle-income housing. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s CB 9 Votes For Broadway Road Diet In Harlem

community 9 in harlemCommunity Board 9 voted last night to approve DOT’s plan for safety improvements along Broadway in West Harlem Streetsblog reported. Continue Reading →

DOT Weakened Riverside Drive Plan For CB 9 [Updated]

Riverside_Dr_-_Google_MapsDOT watered down and delayed an already half-hearted plan to make Riverside Drive safer for walking in deference to opposition from Community Board 9 in Harlem. 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 →