Under the plan, first introduced in September 2013, the DOT will reduce lanes and create medians along Morningside Avenue between 116th and 126th streets in an attempt to reduce traffic speeds and improve safety for pedestrians.
Abyssinian Development Corporation has promised that construction will begin again in May on the controversial Ennis Francis II houses on West 123rd Street.
Manhattan residents proposed solutions ranging from better enforcement of red-light turns to educating cyclists at Wednesday's town hall.
Condominium residents at 115th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard are hoping that the taqueria opening soon on the ground floor will be able to stick to the plans outlined on its liquor license, which was approved last week by Community Board 10.
Community Board 10 voted to approve a rezoning plan Wednesday that would allow Artimus Construction to turn a historic church into apartments and a community art space.
Despite pressure from local politicians to implement traffic-calming measures along a stretch of Morningside Avenue, Community Board 10 leaders said at a meeting last Thursday that they want a revised plan from the Department of Transportation before continuing discussions.
The plan would, among other things, reduce Morningside Avenue to three lanes between 116th and 126th streets in an attempt to reduce traffic speed on a main thoroughfare.
The Department of Transportation proposed changes to the layout of Morningside Avenue to make the street safer, but Community Board 10 members asked to see more data from similar areas before endorsing the proposal.
It's neighbor against neighbor between Frederick Douglass and Adam Clayton Powell boulevards, where residents are divided over whether to allow an eight-story building to be constructed.
After an emergency meeting at Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlem, Rev. Al Sharpton said he plans to tentatively support Governor Paterson through his due process.
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