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Park Slope »

Prospect Park Car Lane to be Scrapped in Safety Redesign

New lanes for child cyclists and slower bikers will be added, while cars will lose a lane on the road.

East Harlem »

Activism Spills Off the Streets Into Gallery at Museum of City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York looks at social movements in "Activist New York," which opens Friday.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Locals to Discuss Bike Share Locations on Hell's Kitchen Streets

Residents will choose the spots for many bike share stations at a Tuesday meeting.

Manhattan »

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.