This Week: Traffic-Calming on PPW, Hobnobbing With RPA

It’s the busiest week of the year so far, starting with tonight’s big Brooklyn event. The RPA’s annual big to-do is Friday, followed by a full slate of Saturday happenings.

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: Safer Biking at Qboro Bridge, Faster 125th St. Buses

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Speak Up for a Safer, More Accessible East Side Tonight

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This Week: How Can You Bring a Plaza to Your Neighborhood?

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This Week: Showtime for the Clinton Avenue Protected Bikeway

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