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A profound change: the Street Master Plan becomes law

After months of discussions and refinements , the city council , under Speaker Corey Johnson’s leadership , passed a legislation to make the DOT accountable for the annual implementation of street improvements that benefit all. “The law shall prioritize and… Read more “A profound change: the Street Master Plan becomes law”
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New Wide Sidewalk and Fully Protected Bike Lane on 8th Avenue

      DOT has completed its installation of a wider sidewalk and protected bike lane from W38th to W45th Streets,  with NO CONFLICTS with vehicles (full split phase signals, no left turn at W42nd Street)  and striped green at… Read more “New Wide Sidewalk and Fully Protected Bike Lane on 8th Avenue”
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CB4 requests a walking and ADA- friendly Transportation Master Plan

Everyone walks in New York: 11.4 million of us walk every day. This includes 1.1 million commuters arriving at the bus terminal, at Grand Central, and at Penn Station. Sixty million tourists visit New York annually and they walk. And… Read more “CB4 requests a walking and ADA- friendly Transportation Master Plan”
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11th Av. conversion crowns 15 years of advocacy on the west side

Our long-held dream to rebalance the vehicular traffic between 9th and  11th avenues by converting 11th Avenue becoming one-way south only has been realized. As promised, DOT changed traffic lights and markings at the end of June 2019.  In August, … Read more “11th Av. conversion crowns 15 years of advocacy on the west side”
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SPEAK UP: Public comments on the Bus Terminal replacement project

SPEAK UP : tell the Port Authority your priorities The public meetings are part of the Port Authority’s robust 120-day public outreach process to solicit comments from elected officials in New York and New Jersey, the City of New York,… Read more “SPEAK UP: Public comments on the Bus Terminal replacement project”