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Straus Square Pedestrian Plaza Takes Shape with New ‘Skate Proof’ Street Surfacing

Last modified August 27, 2017 at 4:43 pm

Another baby step toward “calming” Straus Square. For the last several nights, a contractor crew has been preparing the tiny sliver of Canal Street between Rutgers and East Broadway for a new pedestrian plaza. Specifically, the granular rumble-strip coating and its adhesive were installed late last night, a surface meant to deter skateboarders from claiming the […]

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Gogo Gone Speciality Bike Shop Opens on Eldridge Street

Posted April 23, 2015 at 5:17 am

For independent bike shops across the city, it’s a cutthroat climate, thanks in large part to the proliferation of Citi Bike. But it’s not stopping upstart companies from entering the market. Like Gogo Gone on the Lower East Side. Gogo Gone opened last week on the second landing of 138 Eldridge Street. You wouldn’t know […]

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Confucius Plaza Wants to Plant More Cherry Blossoms, but Citi Bike is in the Way

Posted February 18, 2015 at 5:00 am

Confucius seeks balance but the bikes are in the way. The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of New York is rallying to plant additional Cherry Blossom trees and repair walkways at the base of its Confucius Plaza HQ, the 44-story co-op on the Bowery. Evoking the philosophy of Confucius himself (who sits fifteen feet tall in […]

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About Those Cyclists Towing Flatbeds of Citi Bikes Around the City

Posted August 22, 2014 at 9:05 am

Perhaps you’ve witnessed this. In recent weeks, we’ve seen the proliferation of vest-wearing cyclists towing flatbeds of Citi Bikes. These bike trailers are everywhere, from the Lower East Side to midtown. And it’s always an eye-grabber; a WTF moment. According to Citi Bike brass, these new pedalers are actually part of the “rebalancing team,” whose […]

In Which the NYPD Tickets a Citi Biker on 2nd Avenue

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 12:05 am

Cops are cracking down big time on bicyclists through the end of the month. It’s all part of “Operation Safe Cycle,” a two-week bicycle safety initiative by the NYPD. We watched it happen in the flesh. Walking down Second Avenue on Wednesday, the officer driving this unmarked Chevy Impala pulled over a cyclist who ran […]

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Snowstorm Forces Citi Bike Overflow Beneath the Williamsburg Bridge [PHOTOS]

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 8:02 am

Headquarters for Citi Bike maintenance is located beneath the Williamsburg Bridge on Delancey Street. Stroll by any given day, and you’ll often see rows of bikes awaiting service and/or relocation. But when we ambled past yesterday, the lot, located at Pitt Street, was teeming with the blue-branded vehicles. Perfectly aligned; awaiting orders like an army […]

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New ‘Wayfinder’ Sign Installed Outside Grand Street Subway Stop

Posted August 19, 2013 at 6:05 am

The WalkNYC wayfinding system debuted in Chinatown earlier this summer, with signposts installed in four highly trafficked areas

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NYPD Steps Up Biker Enforcement at Chrystie and Rivington

Last modified August 18, 2015 at 5:19 pm

It’s a normal occurrence of late. The 5th Precinct sends a detatchment of officers to the intersection of Chrystie and Rivington Street with the purpose of enforcing the rules of the road.

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CB3 Hears Community Feedback on Citi Bike Installations

Posted July 18, 2013 at 6:29 am

Boogie contributor David Bergman attended the CB3 Transportation & Public Safety/Environment Committee meeting Tuesday night. Looks like it was an interesting turnout.

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Allen/Houston Citi Bike Corral Relocated One Block South

Posted July 17, 2013 at 6:11 am

The Citi Bike docking station in the Allen Street Mall at Houston was just relocated.

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