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.
- Monday: DOT holds a hearing on traffic congestion on E. Gun Hill Road. 6:30 p.m.
- Tuesday and Wednesday: TA’s East Side Streets Coalition holds workshops in Chinatown and the East Village. 6 p.m.
- Thursday: DOT unveils significant improvements to Grand Army Plaza to three Brooklyn community boards. 6:30 p.m. Also Thursday: Municipal Art Society presents a panel on complete streets featuring Paul Steely White. 6:30 p.m. Plus: A fundraiser and launch event for Velo City, whose mission is to introduce youth
from underserved communities to urban planning and design. 6 p.m.
- Friday: Baruch College hosts Dr. David Levinson of the
University of Minnesota, who will discuss how
new funding sources can be used to increase transport investment,
create additional land value, and improve social welfare. 9:30 a.m.