CB12 nibbles away at DOT’s proposed protected bike lanes

On 3/2/1015, CB12’s Traffic & Transportation Committee,  to preserve parking, nibbles away at DOT’s proposed protected bike lanes, see Streetsblog article:  http://www.streetsblog.org/2015/03/05/promising-dot-plan-overshadowed-by-offensive-cb-12-member-who-puts-parking-first/.


New Bike Lanes Coming to Washington Heights by July

After a persistent five year effort, BikeUp is thrilled to announce a breakthrough! On April 7, 2014, CB12 T&T Committee approved the installation of new bike lanes and shared lanes running north and south on Amsterdam Ave from 162nd St to 193rd,; connected to a new two way protected bike path running from 193rd St to Dyckman along Ft. George Hill; and two cross-town bike lanes at 177th St and 180th St. DOT promises the installation will happen this summer, pending approval by CB12.  Click on the map below to enlarge and see the coming changes. Read more at DNAInfo