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DRIVER HITS DELIVERY BICYCLIST IN AMSTERDAM AVENUE BIKE LANE

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A driver whose brakes had failed swerved into the Amsterdam Avenue bike lane and hit a delivery bicyclist on Tuesday night, sending the bicyclist to the hosp … Read the rest of this entry >>

AMSTERDAM AVENUE GETTING NEW PEDESTRIAN ISLANDS; COMMUNITY BOARD TO REVIEW BIKE LANE THIS WEEK

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New pedestrian islands are being installed on Amsterdam Avenue as part of the major redesign of that avenue between 72nd and 110th Streets. Amst … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEE THE UPDATED PLAN FOR THE AMSTERDAM AVENUE REDESIGN

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The Department of Transportation released its updated plan to transform Amsterdam Avenue from four lanes to three while adding a bike lane, turn l … Read the rest of this entry >>

SURPRISING STALEMATE ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE REDESIGN, BIKE LANE

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Community Board 7's transportation committee ended up deadlocked Tuesday night over a city proposal to transform Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

AMSTERDAM REDESIGN GETS POSITIVE REVIEWS AT COMMUNITY MEETING; SEE THE FULL PLAN

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A plan to redesign Amsterdam Avenue got a mostly positive review Tuesday night at a Community Board 7 meeting, as about 175 people packed the room, with dozens speaking out about the … Read the rest of this entry >>

LINCOLN SQUARE REDESIGN AND EXTENDED COLUMBUS AVENUE BIKE LANE TO BE INSTALLED STARTING THIS WEEK

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A project to redesign Lincoln Square between 66th and 63rd street and extend the Columbus Avenue bike lane from 69th to 59th street will begin this week, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD WANTS A NORTHBOUND PROTECTED BIKE LANE ON THE UWS

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Community Board 7 backed a resolution Tuesday night calling for the city to install a northbound bike lane on the Upper West Side similar to the southbound lane on Colum … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROSENTHAL PUSHING FOR PROTECTED BIKE LANE ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE

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Council member Helen Rosenthal sent a letter to the city Department of Transportation on Friday throwing her support behind a protected bicycle lane on Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY SET TO MAKE BIG STREET CHANGES TO LINCOLN SQUARE; MEETING TUESDAY

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The city wants to reconfigure parts of Lincoln Square to make it safer for pedestrians, potentially redesigning streets, sidewalks and curbs in the … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW COUNCIL MEMBER LOVES BIKES, WANTS BICYCLISTS TO WEAR ORANGE JACKETS

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Sorry, bike lane haters. The Upper West Side has elected a very bike-friendly council member. Helen Rosenthal proved her allegi … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD MEETING WEDNESDAY TO ADDRESS AMSTERDAM BIKE LANES, RIVERSIDE PARK REDESIGN

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Community Board 7 meets on Wednesday night at Rodeph Sholom on 83rd street, and there are a few items on the agenda that could draw a … Read the rest of this entry >>

IMPORTANT MEETING TUESDAY: SHOULD AMSTERDAM AVENUE GET PROTECTED BIKE LANES?

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Now that Columbus Avenue has a southbound protected bike lane from 110th street to 65th, the community board is considering where to put a northbound lane. Bike lane advocates are pushing for a lane that runs on Amsterdam Avenue from … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: MEETING TO DISCUSS BIG CHANGES TO UWS AVENUES, AND 96TH STREET

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A community board transportation committee meeting on Tuesday night will address a hot-button issue: how should the Upper West Side change its major avenues to make them safer? The discussion is not specifically about bike lanes, but its likely to [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAN BICYCLES AND CARS ‘SHARE’ ON COLUMBUS AVENUE?

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We've noticed some early confusion about the protected bike lanes on Columbus Avenue, which are being extended from 110th street to 65th street after init … Read the rest of this entry >>

HERE COMES THE COLUMBUS AVENUE BIKE LANE EXTENSION

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The Columbus Avenue protected bike lane will soon extend all the way from 110th street to 65th, instead of stopping at 96th and 77th streets. The extension was approved by Community Board 7 in February, and construction got started last [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW PLAN SHOULD EASE BUS CONGESTION, BLOCKED BIKE LANES ON 106TH

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M60 and M116 buses use the block between West End Avenue and Broadway on 106th street as a “staging area” between their routes, but the buses have been parking in the crosswalk and blocking the bike lane there. West 106th [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLUMBUS AVENUE BIKE LANES TO BE EXTENDED FROM 110TH TO 59TH STREET

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By Shannon Ayala After debating for more than three hours on Tuesday night, Community Board 7 passed a resolution to extend the Columbus Avenue bike lane from 59th to 110th streets. For now, the lane runs from 96th to 77th [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: BASKETBALL PLAYERS LOVE THE UWS, MIXED NEWS ON PARKING

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January 10, 2013 Weather: Sunny, High of 46 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: BIKE LANES LEAP HURDLE, HOSTEL SELLS FOR $10 MILLION

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January 9, 2013 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 48 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

BUSINESS OWNERS DISH ON COLUMBUS AVENUE BIKE LANES: FROM “LOVE IT” TO “IT SUCKS”

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By Shannon Ayala An Upper West Side community board committee will once again try to decide whether to extend the Columbus Avenue protected bike lane tonight, after a vote last month on the lane ended in deadlock. The meeting starts [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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