Car-Free Grand Concourse

Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. presents Bronx on the Move, a series of family fitness events. Power walks led by Health People, Inc., learn bike safety tips, improve your riding skills and pump up your tires at Transportation Alternatives’ bike station, dance workshops instructed by Contemporary Ballet Theatre, relay races and other games offered by Montefiore School Health, tips on healthy cooking and eating, jump rope contests, hopscotch, roller skating and other kids’ activities, and free health screenings.

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Car-Free Grand Concourse

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Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. presents Bronx on the Move, a series of family fitness events. Power walks led by Health People, Inc., learn bike safety tips, improve your riding skills and pump up your tires at Transportation Alternatives’ bike station, dance workshops instructed by Contemporary Ballet Theatre, relay races and other games offered by […]

Car-Free Grand Concourse

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Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. presents Bronx on the Move, a series of family fitness events. Power walks led by Health People, Inc., dance workshops instructed by Contemporary Ballet Theatre, relay races and other games offered by Montefiore School Health, tips on healthy cooking and eating, jump rope contests, hopscotch, roller skating and other […]

Car-Free Sundays Return to the Bronx

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In the early 1990’s three and a half miles of the Grand Concourse, a major arterial roadway in the Bronx, was closed to cars every Sunday from July through November (kind of like Bogota Colombia’s Ciclovia). The closures provided residents with much-needed open space to bike, walk, play and develop a sense of community with […]

This Week: Bond Street Bike Lane, WalkNYC in the Bronx

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Here are the highlights from an abbreviated week of the Streetsblog calendar. Check the full calendar for more advocate meet-ups and other events. Wednesday: Brooklyn Community Board 18’s general board meeting will include a presentation from DOT on plans to improve the Jamaica Bay Greenway. 7:00 p.m. Thursday: Meet DOT staff and learn about new WalkNYC […]

Bruckner Boulevard Protected Bikeway Clears Bronx CB 2 Committee

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A DOT plan to add pedestrian space and create a two-way protected bikeway along a key half-mile stretch of Bruckner Boulevard received a unanimous thumbs-up from Bronx Community Board 2’s economic development committee Wednesday night [PDF]. “Bruckner Boulevard is a very wide, multi-lane boulevard,” said DOT project manager Kimberly Rancourt. “It has lots of traffic but […]