Council calls for $3B to reimagine the city’s streetscape

The City Council is urging Mayor Eric Adams to beef up spending on a plan to build out street infrastructure across the five boroughs.

The 51-member body has called on the mayor to invest $3.1 billion in the city’s streets master plan—a legislative road map passed in 2019 to reimagine the city’s streetscape with new bike paths, bus lanes and pedestrian space—in its response to the mayor’s proposed $98.5 billion budget. The funding would reshape the city’s streets with a far more ambitious version of former Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan by requiring the city to add hundreds more bus and bike lanes.

“To secure an equitable

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