Mayor de Blasio, Harlem’s Rodriguez, Espaillat And Others Announce Citi Bike Is Coming

Mayor Bill de Blasio, DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and Jay Walder, President & CEO of Motivate announced today that Citi Bike had achieved its 50 millionth ride since the system’s launch in May 2013. Continue Reading →

Citi Bike’s Harlem Expansion Will kick Off Next Week

NY Curbed reports that in just a week from now, Citi Bike’s planned expansion in Harlem will officially get underway. Continue Reading →

Officials, Advocates Praise From Upper East Side To Harlem Transit Options

City officials and transportation advocates gathered on the Upper East Side to celebrate the neighborhood’s improved transportation options. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Kicks Off Construction On Street Redesigns From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that with the arrival of spring and warmer weather, the City is beginning work on dozens of Vision Zero street redesign and construction safety projects as part of a $1.6 billion safety initiative. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Councilmember Levine Petitions DOT To Install 106th Street Crosswalk In Harlem

Harlem’s City Councilmember Mark Levine has formally requested that the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) install a mid-block crosswalk and traffic light on West 106th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Citi Bike (Not City Bike) To Expand To Astoria, Crown Heights And Finally Harlem

citibikes in harlemCity leaders and lawmakers met Monday to discuss the future of Citi Bike across the five boroughs and how best to expand the bike-share program. Continue Reading →

Uptown Elected Ydanis Rodriguez To Discuss Future Of Citi Bike From Harlem To Hollis

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1 Uptown Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez will host a committee hearing tomorrow, November 28th at 11 AM in the City Council chambers of City Hall, looking at what comes next for Citi Bike, following the completion of its planned expansion in 2017.

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Major Bill de Blasio Administration Announces Major Dusk And Darkness Initiative From Harlem To Hollis

east-harlem sliderThe de Blasio Administration today announced that New York City was redoubling its efforts around Vision Zero as the City enters what has traditionally been the deadliest time of year for pedestrians on streets from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis Are Cycling More, And They’re Healthier For It

bikes-in-harlem1The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief entitled, “Cycling in New York City, 2007 to 2014.” The most recent data for NYC adults and high school students show more New Yorkers are riding bicycles. 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 →

From Harlem To Hollis Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries Are The Leading Cause Of Injury Death Among Kids

0202121The Health Department today released its annual report detailing child injury deaths, which found that between 2003 and 2012, motor vehicle-related injuries were the leading cause of injury death among NYC children aged 1 to 12 years. Continue Reading →