DOT Transporation Study of Hell’s Kitchen
Monday, October 17, 2011 – 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Inter Continetal Hotel, Union Square 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. & 9th Ave
  • 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 42nd to 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 36th St/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, 40th and 42nd Streets
  • Converting part of the two-way section of 11th Ave to single southbound lane from 45th to 54th Street
  • Leading Pedestrian Interval (LPI) at various locations


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