Welcome everyone! If you’ve read my blog over the last few years, you know I’m working on a personal project called NYTIP. While work on that project continues, I’d like to devote a miniseries to my current locale, New Rochelle. Introducing NROTIP (pronounced NEW-ro-TIP) – a collection of ideas for improving transport, walking, and biking in New Rochelle![Read on…]
Tag: complete streets
bah humbug no more! new rochelle bike share, westchester county’s first, not leaving after all!
UPDATE (04.02.2022): Removed dead links and made minor edits.
After arriving with much fanfare, I received a shocking update on New Rochelle Bike Share via email yesterday. The update? An press release whose title explains it all – Bike Share to Leave New Rochelle. (Unfortunately, the link to the press release is dead and no record exists on the Wayback Machine.)
Since there’s literally nothing about this on the media or Google, I gotta ask – what the hell happened?![let’s find out]
pix: the soon-to-be-a-memorial highway, future home of the linc
UPDATE (04.02.2022): Updated links and made minor edits.
Memorial Highway in New Rochelle is an excessively wide road originally designed to connect I-95 to the Cross-County Parkway. However, it only exists as a stub that doesn’t connect to much of anything. Recently, Governor Cuomo awarded New Rochelle a $10 million grant; of this amount, New Rochelle will spend
$6 $12 million on The Linc – a project transforming Memorial Highway from a useless car sewer to a useful linear park! Last week, I took many photos of the area. Let’s take a trip, shall we?
what can a complete concourse look like?
Over the years, I’ve given much though to what The Bronx’s historic Grand Concourse would look like after getting the Complete Streets treatment. As NYC DOT’s plans (PDF) don’t go nearly far enough, I decided to flesh out some ideas using Streetmix![check ’em out!]