Change of Venue: Monday October 17th, DOT Traffic Study Recommendations

Don’t Miss it : Monday is the day we have been working toward for the last 6 years. Note the new room to accommodate the larger crowd we expect.

  • Will we get a fully protected pedestrian crossing on the south leg of the 42nd Street and 9th Avenue intersection? What about the north leg of the 42nd Street and 8th Avenue intersection?
  • Will we get less buses across residential streets and around the Bus terminal
  • Will we get less Lincoln Tunnel queuing on 9th Avenue?
  • Will we get more green spaces and plaza?

DOT Transporation Study of Hell’s Kitchen
Monday, October 17, 2011 – 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Inter Continental Hotel, NEW ROOM : Central Park Room , 300 W. 44th Street (at 8th Avenue).

The purpose of the meeting will be to present improvements that have been analyzed in the study. Traffic Improvements to be presented include the following:

  • Consistent enforcement of PM peak period bus-only right turn, at 41st St. & 9thAve
  • Ban PM peak period westbound left-turn for buses from 42nd St at 9th Ave, in conjunction with PM peak period SB contra-flow bus lane on Dyer Ave from 42ndto 41st St
  • Ban left turn from 37th St into Lincoln Tunnel lanes of 9th Ave
  • Signalized north-south pedestrian crossing on west side of 9th Ave at 36thSt/Lincoln Tunnel ramp
  • Close Northbound Dyer Avenue between 34th & 35th Streets
  • 8th & 9th Aves bike project, with split-phase left turns from 9th Ave at 34th, 40thand 42nd Streets
  • Converting part of the two-way section of 11th Ave to single northbound lane from 45th to 54th Street
  • Leading Pedestrian Interval (LPI) at various locations
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