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April 28, 2019

The state has committed $5 million to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) as partial funding to create a dedicated ramp that will connect cyclists from the Roosevelt Island Bridge to the east promenade onto a new, two-way, three quarters of a mile path south along the waterfront culminating at Cornell Tech—separate from traffic on Main Street. This infrastructure investment is part of a larger $144.6 million initiative encompassing 72 pr...

December 10, 2018

Some Roosevelt Islanders, including parents, are legitimately concerned about the increasing number of cyclists on the Island, often speeding up and down our beautiful promenades. Concerns about bikes and public safety are important, understandable and should be taken seriously.

So, prior to petitioning and demonstrating against RIOC’s $14 million project to establish a safe bike ramp from the Roosevelt Island bridge onto a new east promenade bike lane...

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