This Week in Livable Streets Events

The calendar is warming up again, with important community board meetings tonight and Wednesday, followed by the "No Impact Man" film debut and the weekend-long New Amsterdam Bike Slam.

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

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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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Lots of action on the calendar this week, starting with this afternoon’s address by Rep. Jerrold Nadler and continuing with primary voting, a "No Impact Man" livable streets event, and Park(ing) Day 2009. Monday: Congressman Jerrold Nadler speaks on what the reauthorization of the federal transportation bill means for New Yorkers. Sponsored by the Women’s […]

Speak Up for a Safer, More Accessible East Side Tonight

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Tonight’s CB 6 transportation committee meeting is an especially important one, with East Side bike-share, cross-town bike lanes and 34th Street Select Bus Service all on the agenda. It’s an opportunity to show support for a variety of livable streets initiatives at once. As always, the more voices supporting safer streets and effective transit, the […]

This Week: Fixing The Great Mistake

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Lectures and film screenings are the highlights of the livable streets calendar this week, including a talk by Streetsblog publisher Mark Gorton at the New York chapter of the AIA. On Wednesday evening, Mark will make the case against automobile-dominated city planning, and explore what life in New York would be like if livable streets […]

This Week: Election Day, TSTC Benefit, Amsterdam Avenue

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It’s a busy week on the Streetsblog calendar, but here’s the most important thing: Don’t forget to vote tomorrow! Here are the highlights from this week’s livable streets calendar: Monday: The NYU Rudin Center hosts a series of short talks about the future of transportation, covering everything from taxis and dollar vans to pedestrian wayfinding and safety. […]

This Week: Join Us at The Streets Ball

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Do you have your tickets yet? On Thursday, support Streetsblog and Streetfilms at The Streets Ball. Join us in honoring Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, City Council Member Danny Dromm, and Brooklyn Community Board 16 Chair Bettie Kollock-Wallace. Plus: Enjoy local food from Kickshaw Cookery, beer and wine, a livable streets silent auction, and live music. Also on […]

This Week: Amsterdam Ave Bikeway, Broadway Road Diet

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Two redesigns of major Manhattan avenues are on community board agendas this week. Tomorrow, a resolution calling on DOT to immediately install a protected bike lane on Amsterdam Avenue goes before Manhattan Community Board 7 (the transportation committee voted for it last month). Bike-share is coming to the neighborhood soon, and Amsterdam could fill a void as its […]