14th Street Busway

Coronavirus and Transportation

Backtracking From Ambitious Bus Lane Promises in New York City

Back in June, the city of New York seemed poised for a major shift in transportation priority. In October, reality is setting in about how hard a sell the transformation will be.

October 28, 2020 - StreetsBlog NYC

Manhattan Bus Transit

Bus Priority Falling to Local Political Opposition in New York City

An ambitious program to add 20 miles of bus lanes and protected bus ways in the city of New York has been diminished by political opposition in parts of the city.

August 20, 2020 - StreetsBlog NYC

14th Street Busway New York City

New York's Bus Lane Program Slow to Start

It's a case of arrested development, as local opposition has derailed ambitious plans to greatly expand bus priority on streets around the city of New York.

August 17, 2020 - New York Post

14th Street Busway New York City

20 Miles of Bus Lanes and Car-Free Busways Coming to New York City

While it falls short of a more ambitious proposal pitched by the MTA recently, a new plan to expand bus priority on the streets of New York City would mark a significant expansion of a trend that started on 14th Street in Manhattan.

June 10, 2020 - StreetsBlog NYC

Center City, Philadelphia

Philly Safe Streets Advocates Want What San Francisco and New York Are Having

The idea of blocking major streets to private automobiles is making advocates envious in cities that have yet to implement the idea. A petition is circulating to give the car-free treatment to Chestnut Street in Philadelphia.

February 25, 2020 - Billy Penn

Bus Priority Zones

The 14th Street Busway Saves Lives

An additional benefit of the 14th Street Busway project in Manhattan has emerged: greatly reduced traffic collision rates.

February 23, 2020 - StreetsBlog NYC

14th Street Busway New York City

Is N.Y.C.’s 14th Street Busway the Future of Transportation?

The success of the busway project could point to a longer-term shift away from planning and design strategies that favor cars.

February 9, 2020 - Curbed

Bus Priority Zones

Ridership Climbs After Bus Route Improvements in New York City

The "Miracle on 14th Street" continues.

January 22, 2020 - AM New York

Watch the Miracle on 14th Street in Action

The changes to 14th Street in Manhattan have proven innovative ideas about bus priority and congestion relief.

December 25, 2019 - Streetfilms via Vimeo

Painted Bus Lane

Where to Prioritize Buses Next

Advocates in New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle are pushing for more transit and pedestrian priority, and less car-centric streets, as a wave of high-profile projects capture national attention.

October 20, 2019 - Brooklyn Paper

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