Like it or not, street redesigns that improve safety or transit performance tend not to get far without support from NYC’s community boards, even though CB members often fail to represent the interests of the city’s car-free majority. If you’d like to see less of what happened last Thursday — when Manhattan CB 2 rejected […]
If you want to see more of this, and less of this, at the community board level, Transportation Alternatives is making it easier to apply for a spot on your own neighborhood CB. Next Monday, November 24, TA will host the "Community Board Join-Up Jammy-Jam" at the offices of The Open Planning Project. There will […]
As part of the third annual celebration of Hike the Heights – supporters of the High Bridge Coalition will thank and celebrate Mayor Bloomberg for his announcement that the High Bridge will be restored and reopened. The bridge was built in 1848 to carry clean water to New York City. The restoration and reopening of […]
Ninth Avenue Renaissance invites you to attend a town hall meeting on traffic congestion in Hell’s Kitchen. Expected speakers include Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Tim Tompkins of the Times Square Alliance and Fred Kent of Project for Public Space, but most of the agenda remains focused on community input. Co-sponsored by: Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer […]
A meeting of Auto-Free New York entitled "Strategies for Reducing Car Use in Manhattan" and featuring Megan Shane, Deputy Policy Director for Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. Presented by the Institute for Rational Urban Mobility.
Nearly a year after the Bronx became the second borough to get real-time bus tracking on all its buses, the MTA’s Bus Time program is set to expand to Manhattan this month, according to signs spotted in Manhattan subway stations by Twitter user David Rose and Second Avenue Sagas. In March, the MTA announced that […]