This Week: Big Votes on a Car-Free Central Park Trial

A proposal to see what happens when you keep cars off the Central Park loop drive has been picking up community board votes left and right in the past few weeks. There’s more CB action about the car-free park trial on the calendar this week — Thursday’s Community Board 9 vote is going to be especially critical:

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Big CB Meetings in Brooklyn and Manhattan, Starting Tonight

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There are several important community board meetings scheduled this week in Manhattan and Brooklyn — two one of them tonight. Manhattan Community Board 7 is set to vote this evening on a DOT proposal to install curb extensions at 72nd Street and Riverside Drive. The plan is intended to slow traffic and reduce crossing distances for pedestrians […]

This Week: Election Day and Park(ing) Day

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It’s not on the calendar, but tomorrow is special election and primary day in New York City, with seats in Albany, the City Council, and Congress up for grabs. Expect even lower turnout than usual — just a handful of votes will decide the outcome of the most contested races. Not sure who’s running for […]

This Week: Bike-Ped Projects Cram the Calendar Tomorrow

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Tuesday is a big day for street safety projects in Brooklyn and Queens, with community board meetings about bike lanes and pedestrian improvements. On Wednesday, Manhattanites will have the opportunity to weigh in at the first of two Vision Zero workshops in the borough. For the full complement of events, check the Streetsblog calendar. Here are the […]