Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces New Efforts To Stop Dangerous Drives This Weekend

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that as part of Vision Zero and with warm weather in the forecast, the NYPD and the DOT would begin a new safety campaign aimed at motorists and motorcyclists. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez Press Conference Announcing Council Oversight Hearing On The L Train

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Council Committee on Transportation, Council Members Rafael Espinal and Antonio Reynoso joined by Rebecca Bailin, Campaign Manager for Riders Alliance, Joseph Catrufo, …. Continue Reading →

Summer Launch Planned For Bx6 Select Bus Service In Washington Heights

Select Bus Service is coming to the Bx6, a major crosstown route in the South Bronx. The Bx6 runs between Riverside Drive in Washington Heights and Hunts Point, crossing the Harlem River over the Macombs Dam Bridge. Continue Reading →

Harlem City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito Gets The Fix In Harlem

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934City Council Speakers are just like all the rest of us — they’re told to direct their complaints to the 311 black hole, too. Continue Reading →

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 →

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