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

This Week in Livable Streets Events

Tonight's Transportation Alternatives City Council candidate debate highlights a slow summer week on the Streetsblog Calendar. Other events include a NYMTC comment period deadline and the monthly meeting of the Five Borough Bike Club.

    • Tuesday: The first of at least three City Council candidate debates sponsoredby Transportation Alternatives takes place tonight in Brooklyn, where contenders vying to succeed Bill de Blasio in Council District 39 will address livable streets issues. Futuredebates will occur on August 28 in Jackson Heights for District 25(Helen Sears' district) and on Sep. 1 in Greenpoint for District 33(currently represented by David Yassky). 7 p.m.
    • Tuesday: The Five Borough Bicycle Club monthly general meeting will be a wineand cheese party at the Soho gallery and studio of Josh Hadar, asculptor who creates usable bicycles that are also works of art. 7 p.m.
    • Wednesday: Today is the deadline to comment on the NYMTC Congestion ManagementProcess Status Report, a federally required summary of regional roadwaycongestion accompanied by recommended measures to reduce it. PerNYMTC: "The development of a Congestion Management Process shouldresult inmultimodal system performance measures and strategies that can bereflected in the Regional Transportation Plan and the TransportationImprovement Program." 4 p.m.
    • Saturday: Summer Streets, week three. 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog New York City

Wednesday’s Headlines: Four for Fifth Edition

The good news? There's a new operator for the Fifth Avenue open street. The bad news? It's four blocks, down from 15 last year. Plus other news.

April 24, 2024

MTA Plan to Run Brooklyn-Queens Train on City Streets a ‘Grave’ Mistake: Advocates

A 515-foot tunnel beneath All Faiths Cemetery would slightly increase the cost of the project in exchange for "enormous" service benefits, a new report argues.

April 24, 2024

Full Court Press by Mayor for Congestion Pricing Foe Randy Mastro

Pay no attention to that lawyer behind the curtain fighting for New Jersey, the mayor's team said on Tuesday, channeling the Wizard of Oz.

Tuesday’s Headlines: Valley of Political Death Edition

Did you see the new poll showing congestion pricing is really unpopular? Ignore it! Good times are coming. Plus other news in today's headlines.

April 23, 2024

Open Streets Groups Warn of Extra Red Tape to Run Events

Two weeks notice for hopscotch or a yoga class?

April 23, 2024
See all posts