– Renovated in 2010, the Henry Hudson Bridge lower level was supposed include a bike path, but it was constructed too narrow to permit cycling.
Henry Hudson Bridge looking South
Henry Hudson Bridge looking North. Image Emilio Guerra.
In 2012, four (4) toll booths lanes were consolidated into three (3) EZPass lanes plus a breakdown lane. Re-allocate the breakdown lane towards expansion of the bike-ped path.
– Would create the only bike-able connection between the Bronx and Manhattan north of Yankee Stadium.
– Afford Riverdale residents access to the waterfront along Inwood Park.
– Comprise a critical component of the Hudson River Valley Greenway at considerably less expense than cantilevering.
Image MTA Bridges and Tunnels.
Neile Weissman, 2014