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Traffic Fatalities Sink to Record Low, But Bike Deaths Higher

Traffic fatalities fell to a record low this year, but bike fatalities have been ticking up.

Harlem »

Community Board 11 Withdraws Support of East Harlem Protected Bike Lanes

Community Board 11 reversed its stance after voting overwhelmingly in September to support the Department of Transportion plan to install protected bike lanes on First and Second avenues.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Improvement for Hudson Street Bike Lane Moves Forward, Report Says

The proposed changes would transform the lane on Hudson Street between West 12th Street and Canal Street from an indistinct lane with worn-away paint to a lane separated from traffic by parked cars.

Harlem »

Dozens of East Harlem Business Owners Resist Protected Bike Lanes

More than 60 business owners on First Avenue say they were not contacted about the new bike lanes and oppose them.

Manhattan »

Manhattanites Embrace City's New Bike Share Program

Nearly 80 percent of Manhattan voters surveyed said they support a plan to bring a new bike share program to the city.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

UES Community Board Reverses Gears on Bike Licensing Plan

A proposal from Community Board 8's transportation committee requiring cyclists to be licensed was voted down during Wednesday’s full board meeting.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

City Celebrates Improved Bike Lane Safety, but Critics Not Convinced

The Department of Transportation said Tuesday there were less crashes after a bike lane was installed on Columbus Avenue.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Columbus Avenue Bike Lane Safety Data to be Revealed

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.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Upper East Siders Gear Up for First and Second Avenue Bike Lanes

The Upper East Side's Community Board 8 voted to approve protected bike lanes for First and Second avenues.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Business Owners Rail Against Hell's Kitchen Bike Lane Plan

A proposal to extend protected bike lanes along Eighth and Ninth Avenues went forward, with some opposition from local business owners.

Midtown & Theater District »

City Unveils New Bike-Share Program

The city formally unveiled its new bike-share program, which will allow residents to borrow bikes for a minimal fee.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Newspaper Boxes in Bike Lane Perplex Chelsea Residents

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.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Chelsea East-West Bike Lane Plan Moves Forward

The local community board's transportation committee moved the bike lane proposal forward, with some reservations.

Midtown & Theater District »

Bike Lanes Become Runways for Fashion Week Designer Bicycles

Bikes fashioned by some of the city's most notable designers will be available to borrow this Fashion Week.