Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Manhattan

Is CB 8 Angling to Get Rid of Bike Lanes on 91st Street?

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Almost six months after DOT installed "controversial" new cross-town bike lanes on the Upper East Side, Manhattan’s Community Board 8, which opposed the city’s plan for lanes on 91st Street, has formed a "91st Street Task Force." Of particular concern last year was the feared intrusion of cyclists into a section of 91st Street, between […]

More Boring Photos

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The entrance to the East Side Access work site in Sunnyside, Queens Last week, MTA PR man Jeremy Soffin sent along an interesting news blip about the gigantic tunnel boring machine chewing up the schist beneath 60th Street in Manhattan for the MTA’s East Side Access project. It turns out that blogger Michael Frumin knows […]

The Rumble Underfoot at 60th Street

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MTA Deputy Director of Media Relations, Jeremy Soffin, sends this along: As you know, the first tunnel boring machine for the East Side Access project has been chewing its way under Manhattan for almost a month, and we just wanted to provide a short update. The machine has now tunneled approximately 1,350 feet. While the […]