Community Boards Set to Review Livable Streets Proposals

Over the next week or so, community boards in Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn will take up planned livable streets projects, as described below.

Opposition is expected to the Queens and Manhattan projects, especially over potential loss of parking. As evidenced by the recent failed effort to pedestrianize Prince Street, it is important that as many advocates as possible, particularly those who live in the respective districts, come to these meetings.

More project proposals are planned for later this month and into May. Streetsblog will keep you posted.

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