Upper Green Side Social

A social get-together to celebrate the new year and to look forward to Upper Green Side getting its 501(c)(3) status.

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In the Shadow of the Queensboro Bridge

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Life Near the Queensboro Bridge A Streetfilm by Nick Whitaker Running time: 3:44 Sarah Gallagher of the Upper Green Side introduces us to life on the neighborhood streets on the Manhattan side of the Queensboro bridge. Talking with store owners and others in the area, Streetfilms’ Nick Whitaker learns that expensive rent isn’t the only […]

Re-Imagine the Upper West Side at a Workshop With Jan Gehl

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Save the date for a very special Upper West Side event featuring Jan Gehl, the world’s foremost designer of green & livable streets. For over 30 years, Jan Gehl has been improving people’s lives by making neighborhoods lively, diverse and safe. Jan — a friend and colleague of the late, great Jane Jacobs — will […]

Upper East Side Town Hall Meeting: Congestion Pricing

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A town hall meeting entitled "ask your elected officials." We are told that this is expected to be dominated by discussions of congestion pricing. Expected attendees include: Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer Councilwoman Jessica Lappin State Senator Liz Kruger Councilman Daniel R. Garodnick Sponsored by: East 79th Street Neighborhood Association Manhattan Community Board 8 Carnegie Hill […]

RSVP Today to Re-Imagine Manhattan’s Upper West Side

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Help shape the neighborhood streets of the Upper West Side. Work with your neighbors to create beautiful, green streets with safer bike lanes, great walking spaces, less traffic and cleaner air. The Upper West Side Streets Renaissance Campaign is holding a series of events aimed at empowering residents to re-imagine neighborhood streets and make their […]

How to Improve Travel Times and Transit Capacity?

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Earlier this week, I received a request  in writing from Gary Altman, the Legislative Counsel of the City Council to testify at a hearing on March 1st. The topic of this oversight hearing is: How do we achieve the PlanNYC2030’s Sustainability Goal to Improve Travel Times by Adding Transit Capacity for Millions More Residents, Visitors and Workers? For reference […]