Brooklyn CB1 Transportation Committee Meeting With Presentation on Money Available for Pedestrian Safety

On the agenda for Brooklyn Community Board 1‘s regular Transportation Committee meeting is a presentation by Scott Codey and Lauren George of Citizens for NYC, regarding the New Yorkers for Better Neighborhood Awards program. There is money available to communities for projects like traffic noise reduction, pedestrian safety improvements, and more.

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