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MCB4 Transportation Committee – Shared Streets Selection

CB4 Transportation Committee will discuss which streets should be open to pedestrians for the balance of the confinement period. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 6:30 PM Join the meeting by teleconference https://www.gotomeet.me/MCB4-JaninePretente/transportation-planning-committee-meeting-3 Or by phone:1-669-224-3412, Access Code: 285-375-581 You can check… Read more “MCB4 Transportation Committee – Shared Streets Selection”
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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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Can electronic scooters peacefully co-exist with pedestrians?

CHEKPEDS has learned that Speaker Corey Johnson and Transportation chair Ydanis Rodriguez are working on a legislation to ensure the orderly inclusion of electric scooters in the New York Transportation options. These appliances which look like a children ‘s toy… Read more “Can electronic scooters peacefully co-exist with pedestrians?”