This Week: See the DOT Plan for a Safer Delancey

Following the death of Dashane Santana, the transportation committee of Community Board 3 will hold a special meeting this Wednesday to address conditions on Delancey Street, where drivers are aggressive and crossing times are short. Responding to media coverage and pressure from residents and electeds, DOT is scheduled to present its plan to make Delancey safer for pedestrians.

Also on the calendar this week:

  • Monday: Join Manhattan Community Board 2, local residents and business owners at a roundtable planning workshop to help decide how bike share should work and where stations should be sited in the West Village, Tribeca and and SoHo. Street-savvy participants are needed for this key meeting, which starts at 6 p.m.
  • Also tonight: The transportation committee of Manhattan Community Board 6 will take up the DOT proposal for crosstown bike lanes on East 29th and 30th streets from 1st to 8th avenues, as well as a request from the 13th Precinct for an eastbound left turn lane marking on East 20th Street at 1st Avenue.
  • Tuesday: The Manhattan CB 2 transportation committee will discuss how to mitigate “congestion, noise and hazardous conditions from intense vehicular traffic on the Kenmare-Lafayette-Broome Street section of the route from the Williamsburg Bridge to the Holland Tunnel.”
  • Thursday:  NYC DOT will present its Classon Avenue traffic calming proposal to Brooklyn Community Board 8
  • Also Thursday: DOT and electeds will hold a public workshop to discuss the future of Fourth Avenue between 15th and 65th streets.

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

  • Daphna

    Regarding the bike lanes that the DOT would like to stripe on 29th and 30th Street from 1st Avenue to 8th Avenue:  Does anybody know how the Resolution faired in the Transportation Committee of Manhattan Community Board 6?  Does anybody know how likely the resolution in favor of these lanes is to pass the full Community Board 6 tonight?  Would members of the public coming to testify in favor of the bike lanes at the start of tonight’s Community Board meeting be helpful and influential towards a positive vote?

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