DOT on Grand Army Plaza, PSW on Complete Streets

This week’s calendar highlights include discussion of congestion in the Bronx, safer streets in Brooklyn and Manhattan, a complete streets panel and two events on the future of urban planning.

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

  • Also Monday (today), DOT presents Union Square pedestrianization plans to CB5, 6:30pm at McBurney YMCA, 125 W 14th.

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This Week: Get Involved in Woodhaven Boulevard SBS

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On Wednesday, DOT will hold a second workshop on Select Bus Service for Woodhaven Boulevard. The chair of the Community Board 9 transportation committee, Kenichi Wilson, told the Queens Courier last week that he opposes dedicated lanes for Woodhaven Boulevard buses, which he said would impede double parking in front of businesses and “create more congestion.” […]

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 […]

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Been wondering what’s next for NYCDOT’s plaza program? With applications now being accepted for the third round of this public space initiative, DOT is putting on information sessions in three boroughs this week, with more to come. We’ve got a full schedule of DOT presentations, with public meetings about street safety improvements in Upper Manhattan […]

This Week: Transportation Tech, Central Brooklyn Bike Lanes

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Most of the action this week is happening on Wednesday, starting with an expert panel at the NYU Rudin Center about how technology is affecting transportation and land use. As always, check the calendar for the full slate of events. Here are the highlights: Monday: DOT will present an update on proposed bike lanes to the Brooklyn Community […]