East Side community boards will get a look at plans for Select Bus Service this week, while two events will bring cyclists together for food and fellowship. Monday and Tuesday: DOT and MTA will present the proposal for bus rapid transit on First and Second Avenues to Manhattan CB 6 and Manhattan CB 11, respectively. […]
A late addition to the Streetsblog calendar that Hudson River Greenway users will want to squeeze into their schedules tonight: Community Board 7’s Parks and Recreation committee will hear from the Parks Department about changes to the greenway in Riverside Park intended to reduce conflicts between pedestrians and cyclists. The greenway can get uncomfortably crowded […]
The Broadway plazas debuted during Memorial Day weekend, and car-free hours in parks usually expand during the summer. Why not try out a car-free south outer roadway on the Queensboro Bridge with a summer trial?
On Saturday, Right of Way posted silhouettes along a Kent Avenue construction fence representing all 264 people known to have lost their lives to traffic violence in NYC in 2014. Each image was identical, save for victims’ names and crash dates. Smaller silhouettes were posted to represent children killed by drivers. It was a very emotional scene as members of Families […]
Cyclists gather Sunday at the Ghost Bike installation for Julian Miller, killed in Brooklyn last September. Photo: denali2001/Flickr Just a few hours into the new year, New York recorded its first pedestrian fatality of 2010. At around 6:45 p.m. on Friday, January 1, an unidentified 50-year-old man was struck and killed in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. The […]