Traffic fatalities fell to a record low this year, but bike fatalities have been ticking up.
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.
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.
More than 60 business owners on First Avenue say they were not contacted about the new bike lanes and oppose them.
Nearly 80 percent of Manhattan voters surveyed said they support a plan to bring a new bike share program to the city.
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.
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