Skip to Content
Streetsblog New York City home
Streetsblog New York City home
Log In

Traffic Calming Mural Unveiling

This summer, Transportation Alternatives has collaborated with Groundswell Mural Project to honor children that have been killed by cars and trucks along 3rd Avenue and to promote traffic safety.

The Groundswell project team is an outstanding youth group from the Third Avenue corridor community that has worked under the guidance of acclaimed social activist artists Christopher Cardinale and Nicole Schulman. For seven weeks, they have researched traffic calming strategies and in turn designed and are now painting a large-scale mural. The mural is the centerpiece of an ongoing campaign for safer streets along the 3rd and 4th Avenue corridors.

Transportation Alternatives and the Groundswell Mural Project will come together to celebrate the community's efforts and their vision for the neighborhood. The mural will be officially unveiled with a special dedication and speeches. Following the unveiling, they will parade down to the Thomas Greene playground (just one block south, on Douglass Street) for refreshments, games, street art demonstrations and a bicycle derby. Everyone is welcome -- especially kids, grandparents and neighbors!

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog New York City

Tuesday’s Headlines: Biking with a Dutchman Edition

You really get a fresh perspective on city cycling when you do it with someone from Holland. Plus other news.

April 16, 2024

City Urges Judge to Toss Anti-Open Streets Lawsuit

The city's not responsible for 24-7 car access to every street, officials argued.

April 16, 2024

Opinion: Connect the Dots of Manhattan’s Missing Bike Lanes

Only a few miles of missing protected lanes stand in the way of a robust bike network.

April 15, 2024

Monday’s Headlines: Thanking the Academy Edition

We would be remiss if we didn't offer some photos and copy about Friday's George Polk Awards ceremony, plus other news.

April 15, 2024

Civic Panel Pushes For (Some) Atlantic Ave. Safety Upgrades

Brooklyn Community Board 2 stopped short of calling for a more aggressive redesign of a street where drivers have killed six pedestrians in the last decade.

April 15, 2024
See all posts