Tag: mcguinness-boulevard

Relief in Greenpoint as compromise reached on McGuinness Boulevard redesign

Aug. 17, 2023 By Adam Daly

The Department of Transportation unveiled a compromised version of its planned redesign of McGuinness Boulevard Wednesday to the relief of many Greenpoint locals who have been fighting for safety improvements to the deadly highway-like road for over two years.

Adams orders DOT to rethink McGuinness Boulevard redesign

Jul. 12, 2023 By Kirstyn Brendlen

Mayor Eric Adams appears to have ordered the city’s Department of Transportation to reverse course on a planned redesign of McGuinness Boulevard after powerful locals and influential members of the administration voiced their opposition.

City plans bike lanes in redesign of dangerous McGuinness Boulevard

May. 12, 2023 By Kirstyn Brendlen

The city’s Department of Transportation plans to slim down the dangerous McGuinness Boulevard by removing vehicle traffic lanes and installing new protected bike lanes on each side of the roadway after years of advocacy by locals.