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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.

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  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."

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  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.

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  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.

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  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.

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  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.

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  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.

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  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.

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  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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