NYC DOT & NYC DDC Upgrade Key Link in Greenway Network Connecting Canarsie to Jamaica Bay

A cyclist rides the greenway near Canarsie Pier as a city worker looks on.

On August 24, 2023, the NYC Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) and NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced an upgrade to a key bike lane link near Canarsie Pier in Brooklyn which connects Canarsie to the Gateway National Recreation Area, Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways. The $1.9 million project to build the new section of grade-separated, two-way bike lanes on Shore Parkway was managed by DDC for DOT and was completed one year ahead of schedule and more than $1.45 million under budget. Funding was provided by DOT and NYS Homes and Community Renewal’s Office of Resilient Homes and Communities.

Full press release here.