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  1. DOT's New Flatiron "Shared Space" - a Rarity or the First of Many?Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 9 | StreetsBlog.org

    Pedestrian-priority treatments make sense for many streets in NYC. So far, DOT is thinking about turning a few more blocks into shared space, but not expanding the concept on a citywide scale.


  2. NYPD's Annual Springtime Cyclist Harassment Campaign Is Well UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    It's springtime in New York, which means NYPD is continuing its annual tradition of punishing people for riding bicycles. We reported a couple of weeks ago on the NYPD campaign to seize delivery workers' electric-assist bicycles while calling it "Vision Zero."


  3. Here's the DOT Plan to Make the Bronx Side of the Madison Ave Bridge Less TerrifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    The project would add safer pedestrian crossings and a short stretch of bike lanes protected by flexible posts at the foot of the Madison Avenue Bridge in the Bronx. Image: DOT A stretch of 138th Street linking the Bronx to Manhattan is in line for walking and biking improvements from DOT.


  4. New Yorkers Are Riding Citi Bike to TransitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Citi Bike is helping New Yorkers connect to trains and buses, according to a new report from the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation [ PDF ]. The report by Rudin Center researchers Sarah Kaufman and Jenny O'Connell draws on Citi Bike's September 2016 trip data to analyze usage patterns.


  5. 34 Council Members Want City Subsidies for Bike-Share ExpansionRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Two thirds of the City Council is calling on Mayor de Blasio to include funds for bike-share expansion in his 2018 budget. Officials at DOT and Citi Bike operator Motivate have said subsidies will be necessary to expand bike-share citywide.


  6. What Will It Take to Bring Bike-Share to Every Borough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Streetsblog

    City Council members want bike-share to expand into their neighborhoods in a five-borough network. Officials at DOT and bike-share operator Motivate share that vision, but they said at a hearing today that it won't come cheap.


  7. Envisioning a More Equitable Future for NYC's Burgeoning Bike-ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    From left: TA Executive Director Paul Steely White, Pratt Center Policy Director Elena Conte, Bed-Stuy Restoration Executive Vice President Tracey Capers, and City Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez. Photo: David Meyer After a rough start, Citi Bike is on a roll.


  8. In Albany, Tuesday's Election Probably Maintained the Status QuoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Republican Senate Majority John Flanagan will remain one of Albany's three men in a room, along with Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Governor Andrew Cuomo. Photo: Flickr/NY Governor's Office A few races are still too close to call, but it looks as though Republicans will maintain control of the State Senate next year , likely preserving an alliance with the growing Independent Democratic Conference.


  9. East Harlem Rezoning Plan Scraps Parking Minimums to Build More HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Streetsblog

    The Department of City Planning is preparing a major rezoning of East Harlem, and it calls for scrapping parking requirements along most of the avenues in the neighborhood. Earlier this year, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito released the "East Harlem Neighborhood Plan" [ PDF ], a set of recommendations developed by her office, Community Board 11, Borough President Gale Brewer, and the grassroots social justice group Community Voices Heard.


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