Rally for Safe Cycling Space on W. Houston St.

  • Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2006
  • Time: 4 p.m.
  • Location: W. Houston St., south side between Greene and Mercer Sts.
  • Objective: To draw attention to the hazardous conditions for cyclists along Houston St., which DOT and City Planning designate a “proposed bicycle route,” and to pressure DOT to include a safe bicycling route in the currently-underway Houston St. Reconstruction project.
  • Sponsored by: The Ad-hoc Committee for Houston St. Bike Lanes of Community Board 2, Manhattan.
  • More Info: bikehoustonst.net 

 

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