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/.
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.
The Manhattan CB12 T&T committee meets at 7 pm the first Monday of every month. The January meeting is Monday, January 6.
This month’s agenda includes a presentation from the DOT and New York Presbyterian on proposed changes to traffic at 168th between Broadway and Ft. Washington Avenue. See the agenda here, and contact CB 12 to confirm details and meeting location.
The DOT presented the proposed safety measures […] on Nov. 4. In addition to banning all left turns, the DOT will shorten the intersection’s south and west crosswalks by extending the curbs.
More from DNA Info.
CB12 has voted in support of safety improvements for pedestrian crossings at the Broadway-Dyckman-Riverside intersection in Inwood. Work could begin as early as March 2014.
Read more at Streetsblog.
DNA Info reports on CB12 support for a slow zone in the Hudson Heights area:
“The affected area, from West 181st Street to Fort Tryon Park west of Broadway, would lower the speed limit in the area to 20 miles per hour, down from 30 miles per hour. In addition, new speed bumps and street signage would be added to the area.”