Lower East Side Links

–Deep in this article you’ll find a bit of interesting news revealed at CB3’s transportation committee meeting: “Sean Quinn, the DOT’s senior director of bicycle and pedestrian programs, won some murmurs of support from the crowd when he announced that drivers will no longer be able to use Clinton Street south of Delancey to get onto the Williamsburg Bridge while the L train is out of service.” [Gothamist]

–Is the MTA doing enough to beef up its network of buses in preparation for the L Train shutdown? [Curbed]

–A recent court ruling gives property owners Roy Schoenberg and Gary Spindler hope that they”ll be able to stop JDS Development Group’s mega-tower dreams in the Two Bridges neighborhood. [Crain’s]

–Everything you always wanted to know about using electric bikes in New York City. [New York Times]

–A local bar is hosting a “trash bash” to protest the city’s decision to turn part of East 10th Street into a garbage truck storage facility. [EV Grieve]

–Another look at Mendel Goldberg Fabrics, one of the Lower East Side’s oldest businesses. [6sqft]