RSVP Deadline for NYU/PCAC Transit Oriented Development Forum

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This Week: Vision Zero Forums, Tour de Queens

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It’s a light holiday week on the Streetsblog calendar, but there are opportunities to weigh in on street safety in Brooklyn and Queens, get involved in the commuter tax break effort, and tour Queens by bike. Here’s what’s happening: Today: Share your concerns about street safety with DOT and Council Member Carlos Menchaca at a […]

This Week: Get Involved in Woodhaven Boulevard SBS

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On Wednesday, DOT will hold a second workshop on Select Bus Service for Woodhaven Boulevard. The chair of the Community Board 9 transportation committee, Kenichi Wilson, told the Queens Courier last week that he opposes dedicated lanes for Woodhaven Boulevard buses, which he said would impede double parking in front of businesses and “create more congestion.” […]

This Week: Speak Up for a Safer Fourth Avenue

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In June, Brooklyn Community Board 6 rejected a DOT proposal to calm traffic on deadly Fourth Avenue between Pacific and 15th Streets in Park Slope. The plan resulted from years of community activism, it has the backing of City Council Member Brad Lander and other community boards whose districts encompass Fourth Avenue, and it was overwhelmingly endorsed […]

Looking to Join Your Community Board? TA Makes It Easy to Apply

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As Streetsblog readers know, too many community boards care more about on-street parking than street safety or housing affordability, even in districts where the majority of residents don’t own cars. DOT rarely implements safety measures over board objections (which Council Member Ritchie Torres would like to change). While a small number of boards are asking DOT to be more bold with street […]