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Tappan Zee Bike-Ped Access Hearings on Now

A rendering of what the new Tappan Zee bridge is expected to look like when it is completed in 2018.

The new bridge is certain to bring a greater amount of motorist traffic, resulting in more noise for South Nyack residents. Increased bicycle use could certainly mitigate that noise, but few residents are drawing that important conclusion.

Public’s Last Chance to Weigh in on Regional Transportation Plan

The areas of the region that are impacted by NYMTC.

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC), a regional council of governments is conducting a public survey to guide them in the next stage of regional transportation planning, and the deadline is Friday, February 5.

Body Found at Ross Dock in Palisades

Ross Dock area of the Palisades Park where a body was found today.

At about 11:15 A.M. the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 911 call reporting a body laying on the shore-line near Ross Dock.

Embrace the Snow–Ski!


Though we only accomplished about 3 or 4 miles today, the going was tough in very deep, fresh snow. Tomorrow should be better.

Reflect to Save Your Life


Cyclists and pedestrians are more likely to be hit and killed during low light conditions, according to a study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, so wearing a highly reflective jacket can save your life.

Hiking the history of the Hudson

North South Lake from the trail.

Our winter outdoor hiking choice is North-South Lake, where trails follow the famous painters from the Hudson River Art School, among them Thomas Cole.

Parking in the Bike Lane? There’s an App for That

Cars parked in the bike lane on Saturday on the route to Summer Streets included about 30 police cars.  Does the city really care about cyclists?

It’s not clear if reporting illegal parking on the 311 app will actually cause the driver to get a ticket, since it’s not stated how quickly the app works to engage 311 operators to call police officers–especially when the officers themselves are parked in the bike lanes.