In the heart of Midtown Manhattan and on Staten Island’s North Shore, community boards may ask DOT to move ahead with critical street safety improvements. Plus: If you’re interested in joining your local community board, head over to the join-up events in Queens and the Bronx this week.
Be sure to check the full calendar for a complete listing of events. Here are the highlights:
- Tuesday: Staten Island Community Board 1 is set to consider a resolution supporting bike lanes and pedestrian safety improvements along Richmond Terrace from the Staten Island Ferry terminal to the Bayonne Bridge, a key link in the Harbor Ring route. 8:00 p.m.
- Tuesday and Wednesday: Curious about joining your community board? Transportation Alternatives continues its series of join-up meetings with events in Queens on Tuesday and the Bronx on Wednesday. 6:30 p.m. both days.
- Thursday: After a unanimous vote by its transportation committee, Manhattan CB 5 will consider a resolution asking DOT to study a complete street redesign for Fifth and Sixth Avenues that improves conditions for pedestrians, bus riders, and cyclists. 6:00 p.m.
- Saturday: Transportation Alternatives’ Queens activist committee is hosting a walk along Queens Boulevard, inviting people from Astoria to Forest Hills to examine dangerous conditions on the “Boulevard of Death.” 1:00 p.m.
Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.