A proposal from Community Board 8's transportation committee requiring cyclists to be licensed was voted down during Wednesday’s full board meeting.
The Department of Transportation said Tuesday there were less crashes after a bike lane was installed on Columbus Avenue.
Department of Transportation officials are expected to present data Tuesday on how the Columbus Avenue bike lane has affected the safety of cyclists and vehicles.
The Upper East Side's Community Board 8 voted to approve protected bike lanes for First and Second avenues.
A proposal to extend protected bike lanes along Eighth and Ninth Avenues went forward, with some opposition from local business owners.
The city formally unveiled its new bike-share program, which will allow residents to borrow bikes for a minimal fee.
Eleven newspaper boxes sat in the bike lane on 8th Avenue at West 22nd Street for roughly two weeks, but no one can say how they got there, or who moved them.
The local community board's transportation committee moved the bike lane proposal forward, with some reservations.
Bikes fashioned by some of the city's most notable designers will be available to borrow this Fashion Week.
The Department of Transportation wants to build bike lanes on the street where Alan Dershowitz's sister-in-law was killed.
East Harlem Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito says there is a commitment from DOT to build the lanes.
Roughly two-thirds of those polled in a recent survey say they support bike lanes in New York City.
More than 18,000 bicyclists were counted daily this past Spring, an uptick citywide, DOT statistics found.
As the DOT extends bike lanes, residents are concerned that more two-wheeled traffic will exacerbate already dangerous conditions at the intersection of East 48th Street and First Avenue.
DOT workers are putting in bike lanes along First and Second avenues from 34th to 59th streets.
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