Change Your City With Livable Streets Groups

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Inwood: Lots of cyclists, precious few bike racks. Discuss.

Have you joined a Livable Streets group yet? Groups are a great way to connect with other activists on a specific project (like this one), or to discuss livable streets issues in your area. Don’t see a group dedicated to your subject of choice? Start one!

Inwood Livable Streets, which covers my neighborhood, is one particularly active group, taking up topics ranging from the dearth of bike racks way uptown to a hazardous public staircase on Broadway and 215th Street. With 23 members as of this writing, Inwood Livable Streets counts the chair of Community Board 12’s Traffic and Transportation Committee among its ranks.

Creating or joining a group only takes a minute. Become an LSN member to get started.

Photo: Brad Aaron

  • Join the South Bronx group!

    It’s the best group!

    http://www.livablestreets.com/projects/bx/

    I’m not biased!

  • Hey, nice job on the South Bronx blog, Susan.

  • Brad, thanks for the love!

    We are at a very exciting moment in Inwood Livable Streets: the chair of CB12’s Traffic and Transportation Committee has invited our group to present our livable streets proposals at the September 8 meeting of the committee. Join our group and help us improve our community!

    Here’s a preview of some ideas we’re working on: http://tinyurl.com/5p29k9

  • Wonderful, ambitious plans, Urbanis. If you get 10% of this, it’s a great victory (and you have your agenda cut out for next year).

  • Hi BicyclesOnly,

    It was great meeting you Saturday (and thanks for the Kodak moment). Yes, it is terribly ambitious and I feel completely out of my depth, having never planned a bike network before, much less work with my local government to get it implemented. I am so glad our Livable Streets group is working together on this project. If we accomplish one positive change for uptown cyclists and pedestrians I will be thrilled. Wish us luck!

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