Now that the High Bridge between Manhattan and the Bronx has reopened, the city Department of Transportation wants to make it easier to get there.
The MTA said a host of issues including the cost, high winds and the weight of the suspension cables would all need to be a part of a feasibility study which would not begin until next year or later.
A judge has thrown out a lawsuit that called for the removal of the Prospect Park West bike lanes, saying the statute of limitations had expired for a legal challenge to the lane.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office is boasting that bicycles are now the toast of the town — up 14 percent, with close to 19,000 city cyclists every day compared to spring 2010 where that daily number was 16,463.
With bike lanes and pedestrian plazas popping up everywhere, drivers feel like an endangered species in New York City. But the City Council wants to change that.
New York City has become more bicycle-friendly but at what cost? The City Council was holding a hearing Thursday to figure it out.