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Transportation & Environment

Proposed bicycle racks sites

WHEREAS, New York City Department of Transportation has requested that bicycle racks be placed at numerous locations in Community Board Five; and

WHEREAS,, Community Board Five has supported the installation of Bicycle Racks as long as they allow enough sidewalk clearance and do not interfere with pedestrian traffic; and

WHEREAS, Community Board Five wants to encourage people to use alternative means of transportation and believes availability of bicycle racks will help accomplish this goal; and

WHEREAS, The community, including the Business Improvement Districts, were made aware of the possible installation of these bicycle racks and were permitted to voice their concerns; and

WHEREAS, The bicycle racks meet the conditions set forth by the New York City Department of Transportation; and

WHEREAS, Members of Community Board Five examined the locations for the bicycle racks and support installation of them in locations that will not impede pedestrian traffic; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the installation of the following bicycle racks as long as they are installed in a manner that minimizes pedestrian obstructions:

And be it further

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five opposes the installation of bicycle racks at the following location because the residents of the area have raised concerns that they would obstruct the sidewalk:

The above resolution passed with a vote of 23 in favor, 0 opposed, 2 abstentions.

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