Pedestrians and bicyclists want the city to add a dedicated lane to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. It’s one of the few crossings in the Metropolitan Area open only to motor vehicles.
Bicycling Magazine’s editor said ranking high in the magazine’s list is a sign of a healthy city.
As the Rockaway Peninsula continues to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, some young activists say they have a great idea to fill a prominent empty space.
The local community board has asked the city to devise a plan for Amsterdam Avenue that is expected to include a bike lane.
New York City Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has called for the richest New Yorkers to pay a little more in taxes.
New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.
Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.
A total of 54.7 miles of bike lanes and shared bike routes will be coming to Jersey City, according to a published report.
The New York Times poll has found that when asked if bike lanes are a good idea or bad idea, 66 percent of New Yorkers say they were a good idea, with the highest support coming from Manhattan.
NYC Hits Woman With $115 Ticket For Parking In Bike Lane That Doesn’t Exist: Mayor: ‘What Do You Want Me To Do?’
Even “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not” would be taken aback by this story. A woman received a ticket for parking in a bike lane that doesn’t exist – and New York City is saying “too bad, pay the fine.”
Going cross-town through Midtown Manhattan almost always means sitting in traffic. However, the city now has a plan to speed things up — as long as you are on a bicycle.
You might assume the mayor supports mandatory bike helmets because he’s been so pro-active on other things, but not this time.
At Dorman Square in Midwood, Brooklyn, the Department of Transportation wants to shut down a one-block stretch of Elm Avenue and a create a pedestrian plaza, like the one in Clinton Hill, where the DOT kicked out cars and installed cafe tables and chairs.
Over the past ten years bicycle riding in New York City has quadrupled, according to DOT commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg moves forward with his initiative to add bike lanes throughout New York City and a proposed bike-sharing system, a new study may have some wanting him to hit the brakes.