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City's Overflowing Recycling Bins a 'Health Hazard,' UWS Leaders Say

People leave the doors of the bins open, making them an easy feeding ground for rats.

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Protesters Call for 'Car-Centric' UWS Transportation Leaders to Step Down

The group protested at a Community Board 7 meeting calling for committee leaders to step down.

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Residents Protest Cuts to M104 Bus Line

The bus line was "decimated" by service cuts in 2010 and 2011 and should be restored, locals said.

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School Illegally Uses Parking Spots for Students' Chauffeurs, Locals Say

Columbia Grammar is using "no standing" spaces that were once open to the public, locals said.

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UWS Leaders Demand Stricter Penalties for Drivers Who Hit Pedestrians

CB7 is calling for automatic license revocation for anyone who injures or kills someone while driving. 

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Board Calls for Pedestrian Safety Improvements Near Lincoln Center

Community Board 7 identified intersections where residents say traffic conditions are unsafe.

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UWS Leaders Put Brakes on Hampton Jitney Pickup Spot

The Hampton Jitney wants to have a stop on Broadway at West 70th Street.

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Push for Amsterdam Avenue Bike Lane Gains Traction

Advocates pushing for a bike lane moved one step closer to their goal at a local community board meeting.

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Locals Plead for Traffic Light Changes on 'Terrifying' Amsterdam Ave.

CB7's Transportation Committee thinks the avenue's traffic lights create unsafe conditions. 

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Advocacy Group Proposes New Bike Lane Along Amsterdam Avenue

Transportation Alternatives is proposing adding a bike lane to Amsterdam Avenue. 

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New Ticket Collection System Proposed for M86 Bus

Community Board 7 members want fares collected off the bus to make service faster. 

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Get 'Ugly' Newspaper Boxes Off UWS Streets, Board Members Say

CB7 members say racks that dot local street corners are poorly maintained and should be removed.

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CB7 Committees Approve Proposal to Clear Central Park Entryway

Upper West Side locals want to swap a parking zone that affects visibility with a bus stop.

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M60 Bus Layover Spot Moves to Quiet West End Ave

The MTA is adding larger buses to the route and moving waiting buses to residential West End Avenue.

Midtown »

FreshDirect to Deliver Food on Bicycles

FreshDirect has a plan to launch a pilot program to deliver food on bikes as soon as next month.