Meredith Sladek, with a group called The Harbor Ring, said a Verrazano bike path is the missing link in the group’s vision for a 50-mile loop around New York Harbor that encourages fitness and tourism.
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.
Three New York City council members say something has to be done to handle Brooklyn Bridge’s rising pedestrian and bike traffic.
A new avenue is coming to Midtown. Actually, it’s a mini avenue seven blocks long and reserved for pedestrians. And because it’s a “mini” street it’s got a “mini’ name — “6 1/2″ Avenue.