Better Bike Connections Between East Harlem And The Bronx

The two-way bike lane on First Avenue between 124th and 125th will be protected by a raised concrete barrier. Image: DOT

The two-way bike lane on First Avenue between 124th and 125th will be protected by a concrete barrier. Image: DOT

Streets Blog reports that on Tuesday, DOT presented plans to Harlem’s Community Board 11 for two short segments of two-way protected bike lanes to improve connections between East Harlem and the Willis Avenue and Triborough bridges [PDF]. 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 →

34th Precinct Cracks Down on Drivers Double-Parked

11953142_835871706533317_7217148006223654181_nWhen DOT installed new bike lanes on Sherman Avenue in Inwood (north of Harlem) a few weeks back, it didn’t take long before they were blocked by double-parked drivers. 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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DOT And Ydanis Rodriguez Break Ground On Uptown Bike Lanes

IMG_0068Don’t underestimate the importance of this development: Today, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez announced the groundbreaking for new bike routes linking the Hudson River Greenway to the restored High Bridge, which connects Upper Manhattan to the Bronx. Continue Reading →