At a meeting hosted by Broadway Stages owners, the powerful Argento family, some Greenpointers railed against a proposed McGuinness Boulevard redesign, while the other side was barred from entry.
A ‘free-for-all’ of bikes, e-bikes, scooters and e-scooters on sidewalks causes copious complaining to 311
The spin through the borough is back after a COVID break, but with a new cap on riders.
After long pushing for a 400-mile citywide network of protected multi-use trails, green groups are betting on President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan to help link the disjointed system of so-called greenways and propel New York’s COVID comeback. Even before Biden unveiled his massive proposal in Pittsburgh Wednesday, more than 30 environmental justice, cycling […]
New Yorkers have increasingly taken to cycling across most East River bridges during the pandemic — but not along the city’s most famous span. In all but one month since April, fewer cyclists have used the Brooklyn Bridge’s notoriously cramped biking and pedestrian promenade than they did during similar time spans in 2019, according to […]
Even with many New Yorkers staying home during the pandemic, growing legions of bicyclists are pedaling over the city-run East River bridges that link Queens and Brooklyn to Manhattan. “It can get pretty tight up there at times,” Andre Figueroa, 19, of Astoria, said before riding into Manhattan over the Queensboro Bridge’s shared cyclist and […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. On Shore Parkway, it’s City Hall’s way — or the highway. The Department of Transportation recently began installing a protected bike lane along Shore Parkway, near Coney Island — the latest sign the agency […]
As the de Blasio administration ramps up plans to install more protected bike lanes, the city is already facing potential roadblocks from some City Council members and community boards. Some Council members from southern Brooklyn and Staten Island voiced concern about new bike lanes in their districts — saying they feared the city Department of […]