Book talks, lectures and holiday parties dominate the calendar this week. If nothing else, don’t miss Tuesday’s chance to hear David Owen explain how congestion pricing is bad.
- Monday: At tonight’s Community Board 12 transportation committee meeting, a representative from DOT is scheduled to present a brief update on the proposed Dyckman Street Greenway Connector, with a more detailed report promised for January. 711 W. 168th St. 7 p.m.
- Tuesday: David Owen, evangelist for the inherent sustainability of cities, congestion pricing critic, will do a book talk at the Skyscraper Museum. 6:30 p.m.
- Wednesday: The Congress for the New Urbanism presents urbanist and author Leon Krier, who will discuss the architecture of community. Book signing to follow. 6:30 p.m. Also Wednesday, Tom Jost, student of the urban environment and urban planner, will address implementing the sustainability agenda. 7 p.m.
- Thursday: The Municipal Art Society and Neighbors Allied for Good Growth will host respective holiday parties.
- Friday: NYU Ph.D. student Yang Chen will discuss emerging urban
design in China, and how it relates to energy consumption and
emissions. 1 p.m.
Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.