We previously blogged on the safety of bicycle lanes on July 31, 2015, September 28, 2015, July 29, 2016 & November 01, 2016, see my blogs. Today, we are blogging about bicycle laws in the Town of Mamaroneck. In an article in The Journal News on May 18, 2017 by Gabriel Rom, he points out the Town of Mamaroneck is considering a network of bike lanes through the Village and Town of Mamaroneck. The Town would create up to 20 miles of new bicycle routes connecting the Town of Mamaroneck to the Villages of Mamaroneck and Larchmont along with new paths between train stations, schools and retail businesses.
Stephen Moser, a member of the Town’s sustainability collaborative stated “this is about seeing our roads as a shared resource not just for automobiles but for pedestrians & cyclists”. The Town commissioned a draft proposal from bike consultants including former NYC Transportation Commissioner. The plan presented to the Town Board lists about a dozen possible bicycle routes across the three municipalities as follows:
- A portion of Palmer Avenue within the Town;