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Mayor de Blasio claims there are 40 miles of open streets. Where are they ? Thankfully a New Yorker with time and skills made a map. Click on the link or the picture to access the real time map updated !
More happiness everywhere, on the newly open blocks: West 22nd Street residents cannot believe all [...]
Bill de Blasio caved to the tremendous push from activists (including Chekpeds) and from the City Council with the speaker threatening to reach out to Governor Cuomo: the Mayor directed the city to open the streets to pedestrians during the pandemic, without requiring the heavy hand of NYPD. DOT promised 40 miles right away and [...]
We particularly like the tree guards and the bus clocks , which both benefit such a large number of pedestrians in our district.
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THE LGBT CENTER
208 West 13th Street
Saturday, March 30, Sunday, March 31
Saturday, April 6, [...]
[ February 21, 2018; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) & NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) will present plans to alleviate the effects of the L Train Canarsie Shutdown.
We will also discuss the Governor’s FIX NYC report, a task force on ADA compliance and the priorities for the year.
Please note the meeting location
Wednesday February 21st, 6:30 p.m.
Hudson Guild Elliot Center
Thanks to the DOT administration and the advocates of various groups ( most notably Transportation Alternatives ) we made great strides in 2015:
Safety: CHEKPEDS’s push on fully protected phases for pedestrian crossings was embraced by the DOT in their Vision Zero report by Borough. And sure enough, the DOT installed a number of them on [...]
[ April 11, 2015 9:00 am to April 19, 2015 6:00 pm. ] As part of the Participatory Budgeting, every resident of Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen who is older than 14, can now vote for a capital project that will be built in our district. Voting will take place from April 11 to April 19. Click here for voting hours and locations
By voting for the project called “Raised [...]
After 7 years of dogged persistence on the part of our members, the south crossing at 42nd Street and 9th Avenue is now much safer.
When the light turns red on 9th Avenue, pedestrians now get the WALK signal immediately, while the drivers turning from 42nd Street do not have the green arrow. If the drivers [...]
We received wonderful pictures and note from Richard Kent Green:
“Attached and below, please find photos of the benches on 10th Ave, between 45th and 46th Streets, which, as you see, are constantly being enjoyed when the weather’s nice . There’s a serendipitous nature to the placement…one
is on the sidewalk in front of the Ryan Clinic, [...]
This past week end , residents of Hell’s Kitchen discovered new pedestrian countdown timers on the crossings of 9th Avenue at each intersection between 34th Street and 57th Street, as well as at 34th Street and 8th Avenue.
This is terrific news for all of us who brave the flow of New Jersey commuters every day. The [...]
[ December 19, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] The agenda of the next CB4 Transportation Committe is full of exciting pedestrian initiatives:
Dyer Avenue Proposed Layout re W, 34th-35th Streets, a once in 50 years opportunity to reclaim road space form cars and convert it into green pedestrian space
PS 51 Transportation Concerns – how will we increase safety for school children when they return [...]