News Links

2016

Streetsblog: A Verrazano Bike/Ped Path Doesn’t Have to Cost as Much as the MTA Claims. October 20, 2016.

Streetsblog: Bike Racks on Buses Are Nice, But the Verrazano Really Needs a Bike Path. October 19, 2016.

Urban Omnibus: Map It and They Will Bike. October 17, 2016.

AM New York: Verrazano bridge bike path advocates to rally in Brooklyn. October 12, 2016.

City & State: These 6 Staten Island Transit Projects Could Transform the Borough. September 12, 2016.

2015

Mobilizing the Region: There’s Another Way to Accommodate Bicyclists and Pedestrians on the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. October 20, 2015

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Verrazano Bridge bike path supporters push for Sunday access. October 13, 2015.

NY1: Staten Islanders Call for Pedestrian and Bike Path on Verrazano Bridge. October 11, 2015.

Streetsblog: Tomorrow: Rally for a Verrazano-Narrows Path, Now a Real Possibility. October 9, 2015.

Staten Island Advance: Verrazano-Narrows pathway advocates to rally in Bay Ridge on Saturday. October 9, 2015.

NY1: Verrazano Walkway and Bike Path Gaining Ground. May 8, 2015

NY1: Transportation Group Backs Plan for Verrazano Bike Path and Walkway. May 8, 2015

Staten Island Advance: Transportation advocates pick up torch for Verrazano Bridge pathway.  May 5, 2015.

2014

Streetsblog: The 2014 NYC Streetsies, Part 3.  December 31, 2014.

Brooklyn Home Reporter: Local eatery holds its own celebration for Verrazano’s 50th.  November 26, 2014.

Brooklyn Paper: Campaign for Verrazano bike path picks up speed.  November 24, 2014.

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Mixed feelings over Verrazano Bridge anniversary celebrations.  November 22, 2014.

CityLab: Friday’s Verrazano Bridge Protesters Join a Long History of Pro-Bike Activism.  November 21, 2014.

Staten Island Advance: Pedestrian pathway advocates fly banner over Verrazano Bridge during celebration.  November 21, 2014.

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Bay Ridge to throw birthday bash for Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.  November 10, 2014.

CBS New York: Residents hold pro-Verrazano Bridge bike path rally.  October 18, 2014.

Staten Island Advance: Verrazano-Narrows Bridge pathway advocates rally at Alice Austen House.  October 18, 2014.

NBC New York: Advocates want Verrazano bridge pedestrian path.  October 17, 2014.

NY1: Group pushing for walk and bike path along Verrazano.  October 17, 2014.

Pix11: Verrazano Bridge marks 50th anniversary with more construction.  October 17, 2014.

CBS New York: Movement underway to put pedestrian walkway on Verrazano Bridge.  October 17, 2014.

MyFoxNY: Advocates want Verrazano Bridge pedestrian path.  October 17, 2014.

Brooklyn News 12: Group calls for Verrazano bike path.  October 17, 2014.

Daily Journal: Advocates want pedestrian-bike path on Verrazano Bridge; transit agency studies issue.  October 17, 2014.

Oneonta Daily Star: Advocates want Verrazano Bridge pedestrian path.  October 17, 2014.

The Trentonian: Advocates want Verrazano Bridge pedestrian path.  October 17, 2014.

New York Times: Pedestrian Lane Sought for Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.  October 16, 2014.

Staten Island Advance: Verrazano Bridge pathway rally scheduled for Saturday. October 14, 2014.

DNAinfo: Advocates to Rally for Bike and Pedestrian Path on Verrazano Bridge.  October 14, 2014.

Staten Island Advance: A Verrazano-Narrows Bridge walkway? Advocates pushing to make it a reality. September 16, 2014

PIX 11: Should buses in NYC have bike racks?  June 7, 2014

Brooklyn Eagle: Fiftieth Anniversary of an Imaginary Bridge.  May 22, 2014

BikeNYC: Six Highlights of the Harbor Ring Bike Route. April 12, 2014.

2013

Brooklyn Magazine: You Might Really Be Able to Walk to Staten Island One Day.  October 18, 2013.

Crain’s New York Business: MTA eyes cycling path for Verrazano.  October 13, 2013.

Bike Snob: Ahoy There, Water Fred! October 1, 2013

Bensonhurst Bean: Harbor Ring Advocates Continue to Push for Verrazano Bridge Bike Lane. September 30, 2013

Streetsblog: Verrazano Bridge Path Advocates Release Map, Ask MTA to Commit to Study. September 27, 2013

Reuters: Harbor Ring Committee Announces Publication of Cycling and Pedestrian Route Map. September 26, 2013

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Verrazano Bridge bike path not a new idea, advocates say.  April 10, 2013.

Brooklyn News 12: Petition for Verrazano Bridge pedestrian, cyclist path gets attention of MTA.  April 9, 2013.

Architect’s Newspaper Blog: MTA Gears Up to Consider Bike Lanes Across Verrazano Bridge.  April 8, 2013.

Brownstoner: DOT Considers Bike Lane for Verrazano Bridge.  April 8, 2013.

Bensonhurst Bean: MTA To Study Verrazano Bike Path Option.  April 5, 2013.

Brooklyn Paper: Cyclists push for Verrazano bike lane.  April 5, 2013.

Animal New York: The Verrazano Bridge Bike Lane Petition.  April 4, 2013.

Staten Island Advance: Staten Islanders told there’s a glimmer of hope for V-N bike path plan.  April 3, 2013.

Bay Ridge Odyssey: Petition Renews Campaign For Bike/Pedestrian Pathways On Verrazano.  April 2, 2013.

Streetsblog: Advocates Call on Cuomo to Support Path on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.   March 29, 2013.

Brownstoner:  Closing Bell: Pedestrian Access for Verrazano Bridge?  March 28, 2013.

Brokelyn: Close the gap: petition looks to bring pedestrian access to Verrazano.  March 28, 2013.

Brooklyn News 12: Petition calls for pedestrian, cyclist path spanning Verrazano Bridge.  March 27, 2013.

Bensonhurst Bean: Petition Calls for Pedestrian Access to the Verrazano Bridge.  March 22, 2013.

Hudson Reporter: Getting around: From bridges to light rail to bike lanes, transportation projects are moving forward.  March 13, 2013.

Hudson Reporter: New York Harbor and New Jersey Meet: Bike and pedestrian route planned to encourage recreation and transportation.  February 24, 2013.

2012

The Atlantic Cities: Could You One Day Ride Your Bike All the Way Around the New York Harbor?  October 12, 2012.

DNAinfo: Advocates Pushing for Bike Path over Verrazano Bridge.  October 9, 2012

Urban Plan SI: Support Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Over the Verrazano—Support the Harbor Ring Project.  October 8, 2012.

Bay Ridge Odyssey:  Transportation Alternatives Pushes for Verrazano Bike-Ped Path.  October 5, 2012.

Velojoy:  Love Water Views?  Here’s Your Ride.  October 5, 2012.

BikeBlogNYC: The Harbor Ring.  October 5, 2012.

Streetsblog: The Long-Missing Link: New Push for Verrazano Bridge Bike-Ped Path.  October 4, 2012.

Staten Island Advance: Staten Island BP not keen on proposal for Verrazano walkway.  October 3, 2012.