This Week: Summer’s Not Over Yet

You know the summer is over when the community board calendar picks up steam again. We’re not quite there yet, but things are starting to percolate.

Here’s what’s happening on the Streetsblog calendar this week:

  • Monday: The Manhattan Community Board 5 transportation committee meets this evening, and on the agenda are two new intercity bus stop locations. 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday: The Vision Zero task force of Manhattan Community Board 10 is hosting an information session for older residents. 6 p.m.
  • More Tuesday: The Riders Alliance is holding a strategy session to plan next steps in the campaign to extend transit tax benefits to 600,000 additional New Yorkers. 6:30 p.m.
  • Also Tuesday: It’s an intriguing agenda for the Queens Community Board 5 transportation committee, which will be discussing Move NY’s toll reform proposal, potential reactivation of the Rockaway Beach Branch rail line, and upcoming plaza projects. 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: Join the Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Committee to strategize about how to make the borough’s streets safer and more livable. 7:00 p.m.

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

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

This Week: The Return of Community Board Season

|
As summer comes to a close, community boards start to convene again. This week the calendar is filling up with community board discussions of Manhattan plazas, bus lanes, and more. See the full slate of events on the Streetsblog calendar. Here are the highlights: Monday: Vornado Realty Trust gives an update on the temporary plaza and sidewalk extensions installed […]

This Week: Vision Zero in Manhattan, Streetsblog Winter Warmer

|
The Streetsblog calendar is totally crammed with events today and tomorrow. Choose wisely. We especially hope you can make it to our winter warmer at Building on Bond after work tomorrow. RSVP here. Check the full calendar for more goings-on. Here are the highlights: Tuesday: State Senator Brad Hoylman is hosting a Vision Zero town […]

This Week: Harlem River Bridges, Woodhaven Boulevard

|
There’s a flurry of community board action this week before the lull of summer recess, plus a kid-friendly bike ride in East Harlem. Here are the highlights for the week — check the Streetsblog calendar for the full slate of events: Monday: DOT continues its series of workshops on Harlem River bridge access. Today’s meeting will […]

This Week: NYPD Traffic Safety and De Blasio, Astoria Bike-Share

|
It’s a busy week on the Streetsblog calendar, including a panel discussion on NYPD’s traffic safety agenda and events to demand action after two young lives were lost to traffic violence. Be sure to check the full calendar for a complete listing of events. Here are some highlights: Tuesday: Transportation Alternatives and NYU’s Rudin Center are hosting a panel […]

This Week: Queens Blvd Redesign Up for a Community Board Vote

|
DOT’s overhaul of Queens Boulevard in Woodside, which includes 1.3 miles of protected bike lanes, is up for a vote at Queens Community Board 2 twice this week. Also: Opponents have gathered petitions agains Upper Manhattan’s first protected bike lane — you can defend it at Community Board 12 tonight. Here are the highlights. Check the Streetsblog […]

This Week: How to Join Your Community Board

|
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 […]