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[ May 16, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
In May , the DOT will seek Community Board 4′s support to make permanent Megabusinterim permit at 41st Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. But what started as a quality of life issue, is rapidly evolving into a much serious question: Are these buses safe?
Community Board 4 Transportation Committee, Megabus – 41st Stret Curbside Permit
[ April 18, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] This month DOT will come to present the refined plans for bikeshare stations . Another DOT group will present their revised plans to resolve the lack of loading space on 34th Street between Dyer and 10th Avenues as outlined in a recent letter from the community Board. Join us to ensure your needs have been [...]
[ March 28, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] DOT published the recently completed environmental study for the installation of the 34th Street Transitway. Unfortunately it appears that the two large buildings and 5 stores located on the north side of 34th Street between Dyer and 10th Avenues will have only three loading spaces. This is clearly unrealistic and unacceptable. This will affect also [...]
Last week was the first of many consultations planned by DOT to capture community wishes on where to install the stations. About 75 residents and workers showed up and the number of tables was increased from 6 to 8. The week before, DOT had held an open house at the Port Authority Bus Terminal , [...]
[ January 31, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] DOT will take your input on where to install the 60 bikeshare stations coming to our neighborhood this summer. In our district all stations will be using a parking space in the street, and none will displace loading and unloading zones. There may even be bike parking to go along! If you want to make [...]
Wednesday afternoon my street was overtaken with three charter busses parked illegally. As luck would have it, a traffic agent was approaching on foot. I showed him the buses, the regulation, indicated that a legal bus parking was located on the other side of the avenue, and asked him if he would write tickets. A [...]
Chekpeds has a long been on record advocating for providing affordable housing instead of parking… The city has currently close to 88 millions of sqft of land used for parking lots. This could generate 585,000 affordable apartments.
Now the Yankee Stadium may be converted in just such a way and point the city toward the proper [...]
[ October 6, 2011; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] The Federal Government must allow the City to regulate stops, regulate routes, and charge a fair price for using our sidewalks and parking spaces.
The New York city council will hear public input on a number of bills intending to improve safety for bus travelers. While this is a worthwhile effort, these bills do not address [...]
As bike lanes may be extended to the north , we can expect more bike traffic and more bike parking on the sidewalk . On some blocks the situation is already overwhelming .
With the bike lanes DOT is now offering a new option : on street bike parking, relocating bike racks from the sidewalk to the street, [...]
[ August 24, 2011; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] After many years of activism another milestone is in sight with DOT’s proposal to create 47 additional curbside Tour Bus parking spaces. This will increase by 27 % the number of buses parking spaces in midtown.
In January, the Mayor’s Midtown Citizen Committee (MMCC) issued a report showing that, there is a chronic under capacity in [...]