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.

  • The Queens CB1 meeting for tomorrow got canceled this morning, no idea why yet, DoT doesn’t seem to know either.

  • Brad Aaron

    Noted. Thanks Heff.

  • No, thank you Brad Aaron.

  • Chrystie? I figured something was up with that stub bike lane on the right side of 2nd Ave that ends at Houston.

    Anyone have more details on this proposal?

    And is Prince Street pedestrianization really dead?

  • Just to clarify: Queens Community Board 2 will be considering proposals for speed bumps on side streets north of Skillman Avenue, not on Skillman itself.

  • JK

    Anyone, since when have CB’s had to approve speed humps?

  • The DoT typically goes to a CB before putting things in place. They don’t have to follow the CB’s advice, but it helps to have community support beforehand.

    Whether or not one likes it, wooing community boards is a big part of getting things done.

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