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Celebrate Bike Month: Free Outdoor Movie

[ May 13, 2013; 12:00 am to 10:00 pm. ]

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Bike share stations showing up on our blocks

After months of community outreach, two presentations to the community board, a charette with community members to identify  racks locations and a walk through with the Transportation Committee, the Bike Share stations are finally appearing at our street corners. All the stations locations are shown here
All this preparation is paying off: CB4 has received just [...]

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Bike Share: In Action There/Launching Here

[ May 2, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Everything you ever  wanted to know about bike share: Streetfilms Showing/Presentation/Discussion

Bike Share: In Action There/Launching Here
Monday, April 22, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Casa Italiana, 24 West 12th Street

This year marks the sixth annual transportation event presented by Community Board No. 2, Manhattan and NYU’s Office of Government & Community Affairs that addresses how to make our streets [...]

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NYC council votes to ban motorized bicycles

e-bikes have long been outlawed on city streets but cops couldn’t issue a citation unless they could prove the rider was exceeding 15 mph.
A bill the Council passed Thursday will prohibit the bikes regardless of their speed. If signed by Mayor Bloomberg as expected, the bill would slap business owners with $100-$250 fines for having [...]

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Pedestrian delight: 3 new bike corrals on 9th Avenue floating parking lane, first in NYC

DOT installed three bike corrals  last week on the floating parking lane in Hell’s Kitchen, freeing up much-needed pedestrian  space on a very narrow sidewalk. Casa Di Isaaco, Pomodoro and Aurora Thai  restaurants signed Chekpeds’ Good Neighbor Agreement to maintain the public spaces.

These corrals are the first in New York City and probably in the [...]

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9th Avenue bike lane to be extended to 110th Street in 2013!

Earlier this month , Community Board 7 passed a resolution in support of extending along Columbus Avenue the bike lane from 59th Street on 9th Avenue to 110th Street.
This is excellent  news for bicyclists who want to commute to work or to school up and down the west side. This also links new neighborhoods like [...]

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2012: a Year to remember… Wishing you a Greener and Safer 2013!

After the mayhem of Sandy and Newton, it is hard to conclude that 2012 was a good year . Our thoughts are with the many people for whom it was a traumatic year.  While grieving for these enormous losses, we are grateful that we were spared and that our members and our board worked very [...]

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Speak UP! Protected bike lanes from 59th to 77th Streets

[ December 11, 2012; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Now that protected bike lanes have been extended on 9th Avenue up to 59th Street, (with a few items to be completed!) how would you like to come down all the way from 96th Street on a protected bike lane?  This opportunity will be discussed and voted at the next CB7 Transporation Committee , wehre [...]

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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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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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