Monthly Archives: November 2012

Speak Up: Crosstown bike Lanes, Traffic Safety and more on Transportation Committee Agenda

[ November 15, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Join us, your voice is important.

November 15 Thursday 6:30 p.m. NEW DATE
351 West 42nd Street, Piano Room

1. Discussion: DOT cross town bike lanes between W. 39th Street and W. 55th Street
2. Hudson River Park Trust: Pier 57
3. Discussion: Street name change at W. 57th Street re pedestrian death
4. Discussion: Manhattan Core Parking text Amendment
5. Discussion: Traffic Crash [...]

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Steps to a Walkable Community

Three weeks ago (it seems like an eternity), Sam Schwartz Engineering published jointly with America Walks a complete guide on how to improve the environment for pedestrians.  This is quite a breakthrough to have one of the better known transportation engineers in the US  (Gridlock Sam) take on the perspective of the pedestrian and apply [...]

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November Calendar Updates

[ November 15, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] [gallery link="file" columns="4"]
 Cooking for Sandy’s Relief: Joe Restuccia and Crew at 30th St.

 Community Board 4 – Full Board - NEW VENUE
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 6:30 p.m.
New York Hotel Trades Council 305 W. 44th Street,Mezzanine

CB4 Transportation Planning Committee (TRANS) - NEW DATE
November 15 Thursday 6:30 p.m.
351 West 42nd Street, Piano Room

1. Discussion: DOT cross town bike lanes [...]

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SPEAK UP: DOT consults with Community on Intercity Bus Stop placement

[ November 1, 2012; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The intercity bus law will take effect in November. To prepare for such, the city is now formulating guidelines for placement of bus stops. Please join us to make sure your concerns are addressed and criteria are included .

Marilyn Monroe at each stop ? 

Bring your practical suggestions: distance from residences and businesses,  distance from existing transportation [...]

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Crosstown bike lanes on CB4 Transportation Committee’s agenda

[ November 15, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] DOT is coming before the Transportation Committee in November to give a presentation on the proposed routes for West Midtown which are continuations of the ones installed in CB 5 & 6.  The proposed bike lane routes are like the ones installed on 29th and 30th Street – just markings no floating parking.

The corridors are as follows:

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