This Week in Livable Streets Events

Bike Month has officially come and gone, but in Brooklyn the festivities continue into June with BikeBKLN, which leads this week’s upsurge in activity on the Streetsblog Calendar. Here are the highlights.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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