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Council Approves Contract for Jersey City Bikeway Implementation

December 3, 2013


Apologies for not getting to this sooner – between family duties and holidays and a cold, I didn’t get around to reporting on the status of the November 15th Jersey City City Council bikeway vote – announced earlier here. I attended the council meeting, which ran long due to extended testimony regarding Journal Square redevelopment. […]

Jersey City Repaves Bikeway Streets But Fails to Implement Approved Bike Facilities

August 8, 2013


It looks like Jersey City is backing off of its commitment to a handful of new bike lanes that were due to be implemented starting June 2013. When I wrote to new Jersey City Mayor Fulop in July 2013, I had thought that new bike lanes were probably just delayed. I live in downtown Jersey […]

Open Letter to Jersey City Mayor Fulop: Implement Approved Bike Lanes!

July 22, 2013


Below is a letter I recently mailed to Jersey City’s new Mayor Steven Fulop. I am glad to see new leadership in Jersey City. I expect that Fulop, whom I voted for, will be a lot better than his predecessor, whose administration was most notable for corruption charges. Fulop, according to his own website, is […]

54.7 New Bikeway Miles for Jersey City

January 6, 2013


On December 6th 2012, Jersey City Mayor Jerremiah Healy announced that, during 2013, Jersey City will receive 54.7 new miles of bikeway. I received the news via the article¬†Move over, drivers: Jersey City plans to add 54 miles of bike lanes. The article describes the future bike facilities as part of a “comprehensive bike […]

San Francisco Bike Facilities: Revisiting the Wiggle

July 10, 2012


Oh Boy! The third installment in Bikas’ vacationary tales of the city… of San Francisco. See also: the welcome greening of the conflict areas and the mysterious parking-protected JFK bikeway. Today, we re-visit San Francisco’s “The Wiggle” – arguably the most popular bike route in the know universe. The Wiggle is a very flat bike […]

FY11-12: 50.2 Miles of New L.A.Bike Lanes!!

July 3, 2012


It’s July 2012, which means that the city of Los Angeles has just completed Fiscal Year 2011-2012. The city’s fiscal year runs July 1st to June 31st. Mayor Villaraigosa’s directive to “build 40 miles of bikeway a year” went into effect July 1st 2011, one full year ago. The great news is that L.A. City […]

New Bike Lanes on Laurel Canyon Blvd in Sylmar

May 25, 2012


The city of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) recently striped 0.6-mile of new bike lanes on Laurel Canyon Boulevard. The lanes extend from Crestknoll Drive to Rinaldi Street. They’re in the Los Angeles City community of Sylmar, along Sylmar’s southern border. The lanes are located immediately east of the 5 Freeway just south of […]