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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The calendar is packed this week with community board meetings in Manhattan and Brooklyn, a bike-share panel discussion, and on Friday, Park(ing) Day. Check out the full calendar for events not highlighted here. Tuesday: Join TA’s Healthy Streets Solutions workshop to learn how to bring play streets, speed cameras for school zones and other safety improvements to your […]

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This week community boards will take up street safety in Red Hook, improvements to Brooklyn’s Empire Boulevard, and Citi Bike’s expansion into Harlem. TA will scope east-west bike routes on the Upper East Side, and Amtrak will reveal its Sunnyside Yard master plan. Highlights below. Check the calendar for complete listings. Tuesday: On the agenda […]

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Tomorrow evening, city agencies and elected officials host a forum on improving bicycling in Bushwick. Then on Thursday, the City Council transportation committee will hold an oversight hearing on bike policy. Shouldn’t be that hard to make this one a big improvement over the last City Council hearing about bikes. As always, check the calendar for the full […]

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There’s no shortage of livable streets events this week. Preparations for Citi Bike expansion continue with presentations and planning workshops in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and street revamps are on the agenda for the Upper West Side, DUMBO, and Brownsville. In one intriguing development, the Manhattan Community Board 3 transportation committee is expected to take up […]

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.” […]

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Two Manhattan community boards have important meetings tonight, with CB 5 discussing a BID-supported redesign of some Midtown pedestrian plazas and CB 7 making a connection between NYPD’s Central Park bike crackdown and plans to allow bikes to cross the park east-west. Later in the week, DOT will hold two public meetings on the 34th Street […]