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  1. DOT Plans Median Bike Lanes on Eastern Section of Atlantic AvenueRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 16 | StreetsBlog.org

    Raised median bike lanes are slated for a stretch of Atlantic Avenue crossing the Brooklyn-Queens border, in a project NYC DOT presented last week to Queens Community Board 9 [ PDF ]. Atlantic Avenue is one of four major streets slated for design overhauls in the de Blasio administration's $250 million "Vision Zero Great Streets" initiative .

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  2. Select Bus Service Launches on Woodhaven BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    The new center roadway bus lane and SBS station on Woodhaven Boulevard just south of Jamaica Avenue. Photo: David Meyer Select Bus Service is live on Woodhaven Boulevard and Cross Bay Boulevard in Queens.

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  3. The Bike Lane Outside City Hall Isn't Full of Parked Cars AnymoreRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    City Council members, City Hall staffers, and, who knows, maybe the mayor himself will get a lot of mileage out of the new bike lane segment. Photo: David Meyer A frustrating gap in the Lower Manhattan bike network is about to get filled, as DOT crews wrap up installation of a curb-protected bike lane outside City Hall [ PDF ].

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  4. Rafael Salamanca and Bronx Pols Pressure DOT to Scrap Bus Lanes for Bx6Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    The bus route serves 24,000 daily trips in an area where 76 percent of households don't own cars, but Salamanca, Marcos Crespo, Ruben Diaz, Sr., and Jeff Klein are only concerned about car traffic. Council Member Rafael Salamanca, State Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., and Assembly Marcos Crespo , along with Senator Jeff Klein, want DOT to keep bus riders stuck in traffic.

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  5. Crowded, Car-Choked Downtown Flushing Shouldn't Be a Void in the Bike NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Local Council Member Peter Koo said he opposes bike lanes in Downtown Flushing, but his staff suggest he's open to the idea. Downtown Flushing is one of the most crowded and bustling places in New York City, but getting around on a bike is tough.

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  6. De Blasio Previews His 2017 Street Safety AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    To ring in the spring construction season, Mayor de Blasio previewed City Hall's street safety priorities in the year ahead. Speaking in Downtown Brooklyn this morning, the mayor stood next to a map of major safety projects planned for 2017.

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