Waterfront Greenway Planning Workshop for Greenpoint & Williamsburg

Eleven miles of the waterfront bikeway have been planned. Your three miles have not. Come out and make it happen!

Creating a dedicated bikeway parallel to the waterfront will be a challenge. It is also a unique opportunity to demonstrate new principles for urban transportation and design that encourage non-motorized transportation. A successful outcome will be historic for New York.

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