Heads Up: Columbus Ave Bike Lane Discussion Not Happening Tonight

Adjust your calendars: Manhattan CB 7 is pushing back its full board meeting, originally scheduled for tonight, to next Tuesday, the 9th. So you have a few more days to hone your Columbus Avenue bike lane testimony.

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When it snows on Columbus Circle, street space that could be repurposed for walking and biking is revealed. Photo: Alex Knight/Twitter

This Week: Making Columbus Circle Safer for Biking and Walking

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Earlier this month Manhattan Community Board 7, on the Upper West Side, passed a resolution calling on DOT to install a protected bike lane in Columbus Circle, filling a critical void in the bike network. Tonight the CB 5 transportation committee, whose district borders Columbus Circle to the southeast, will consider its own resolution.

Eyes on the Street: The Columbus Avenue Bike Lane, Part Two

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The Columbus Avenue protected bike lane won’t be a disconnected stub much longer. DOT is striping extensions of the bike lane south from 77th Street and north from 96th Street this summer, following a supportive vote from Manhattan Community Board 7 in February. Streetsblog publisher Mark Gorton sent in this shot looking south from 76th […]

Tonight: CB 7 to Take Up Protected Bike Lane Resolution

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Tonight Manhattan Community Board 7 will vote on a resolution supporting the installation of protected bike lanes on the Upper West Side. Having cleared the board’s transportation committee last week, the reso would align the full board behind the concept of protected bike lanes on Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues from 59th to 110th Streets. As […]