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COMMUNITY BOARD APPROVES MAKING RIVERSIDE ESPLANADE PEDESTRIAN-ONLY YEAR-ROUND

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Despite passionate opposition, the full Community Board 7 approved a Parks & Recreation proposal to create a year-round desig … Read the rest of this entry >>

BIKING ADVOCATES WANT ACCESS TO HUDSON RIVER GREENWAY PATH IN WINTER

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The city is planning to create a new bike path in Riverside Park so that bicyclists don't use the crowded Esplanade path next to the Hudson River from 72nd to 83rd St … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY PLANS NEW RIVERSIDE PARK BIKE PATH, BUT IS IT TOO STEEP?

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A new bike path designed to separate riders from walkers got the go-ahead from a local committee on Monday, but some bicyclist … Read the rest of this entry >>

SOME CITI BIKE STATIONS SHIFTED TO NEW SPOTS, CREATING CONFUSION

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The Department of Transportation has shifted some Citi Bike stations in the neighborhood in order to create new bike docks in spots that didn't have t … Read the rest of this entry >>

PART OF HUDSON RIVER GREENWAY TO CLOSE IN EVENING FOR CON ED WORK

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Bicyclists who commute via the Hudson River Greenway may have to take a detour for the rest of the week, at least in the even … Read the rest of this entry >>

EMPTY CITI BIKE RACKS ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE FRUSTRATE AVID RIDERS

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You’ve probably seen the empty Citi Bike “docking stations” between West 59th street and West 86th street and wondered, “Where have all the bicycles gon … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: COMMUNITY BOARD WILL REVIEW AMSTERDAM AVENUE BIKE LANES, REDESIGN

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The Department of Transportation will present plans for a redesigned Amsterdam Avenue to the community board for the second time on Tuesday, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

A FIRST PEEK AT THE REDESIGN OF AMSTERDAM AVENUE; MEETING TUESDAY NIGHT

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The city will present a plan Tuesday night to transform Amsterdam Avenue, adding a protected bike lane and reducing one lane of traffic, … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOUSING, STREET SAFETY, ANIMAL RIGHTS AND MORE DISCUSSED AT UWS TOWN HALL ON MONDAY

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Linda Rosenthal and Scott Stringer addressed community concerns at a Town Hall meeting on Monday, at the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Ce … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITIBIKE MEETING MOVED TO LARGER VENUE TO ACCOMMODATE HIGH EXPECTED TURNOUT

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With a large crowd expected for a meeting next week revealing possible Upper West Side CitiBike locations, the community board has moved the meeting to a new larger loca … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITIBIKE TO ROLL OUT ON UWS IN SECTIONS, STARTING AS EARLY AS AUGUST

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CitiBike could start rolling out stations on the Upper West Side from 59th to 86th street as soon as August, a representative for the Department of Transportation said Monday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLUMBUS BIKE LANE TO BE EXTENDED AS PART OF LINCOLN SQUARE REDESIGN

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By Krista Carter The streets in the Lincoln Square area could see major changes this summer after a community board committee approved a plan to extend the Columbus Avenue bike lan … Read the rest of this entry >>

STREET-SAFETY ACTIVISTS WANT CB7 TRANSPORTATION LEADERS OUSTED

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Street-safety advocates, including parents of children killed by drivers on the Upper West Side, are calling on local city council members and Borough President Gale Brewer to pay more attention to street sa … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITIBIKE COULD ROLL OUT DOZENS OF UWS STATIONS AS SOON AS THIS SUMMER

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The city started a process on Thursday night that could bring dozens of CitiBike stations to the Upper West Side as soon as late summer, extending the bike-sharing program as far North as 130th str … Read the rest of this entry >>

BICYCLIST WHO HIT JILL TARLOV IN CENTRAL PARK SAYS IT WAS AN ‘UNAVOIDABLE ACCIDENT’

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Jason Marshall, the bicyclist who hit 59-year-old Jill Tarlov in the crosswalk in Central Park last week, broke his silence on Tuesday, releasing a statement through his la … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW CENTRAL PARK SPEED LIMIT, ROAD CHANGES, BIKE LICENSE PLATES BEING CONSIDERED AFTER PEDESTRIAN DEATH

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Local politicians have begun to float proposals to respond to outrage over the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a bicyclist last week. Jill Tarlov died today after a bicy … Read the rest of this entry >>

JILL TARLOV DIES AFTER BICYCLE COLLISION; SHOULD WE BELIEVE PROMISES OF ENFORCEMENT?

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Jill Tarlov, the 59-year-old mother of two who was hit by a bicyclist inside Central Park at West 63rd street on Friday, has died, according to a statement from her fa … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITIBIKE COULD COME TO UPPER WEST SIDE BY NEXT YEAR: REPORT

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After teasing Upper West Siders for years by promising to deploy Citi Bikes in our neighborhood, the city says it's really, actually, probably, almost defin … Read the rest of this entry >>

PEDESTRIANS INJURED BY BICYCLISTS IN AND AROUND CENTRAL PARK

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We've heard two reports of pedestrians being injured by bicyclists in Central Park in recent w … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIEVES GO TO ELABORATE LENGTHS TO STEAL BIKE ON 78TH STREET

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Thieves removed the sign from a street pole on 78th street between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue and lifted a bicycle over th … Read the rest of this entry >>

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