CityRack Proposed for Cafe Habana on Prince Street

Posted on: July 10th, 2012 at 6:48 am by

The DOT’s nascent “CityRacks” pilot program is starting to gain some serious momentum. Coming on the heels of three successful installations around the Five Boroughs (including Mud Coffee), and a fourth in the works for the Lower East Side, another placement is presently proposed for Prince Street. The motion for this latest street rack will appear before the Traffic and Transportation committee of Community Board 2 tonight.

Past being precedent, Cafe Habana at 17 Prince Street will likely lose some vehicular parking in favor of a bike corral with flower pots and flexible bollards. As maintenance partner for the program, the eatery is responsible for policing litter, planting flowers, and shoveling snow in the winter.

As we reported last month, Community Board 3 approved the groundwork for a new CityRack outside Bluestockings at 172 Allen Street.

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