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 sponsored
by Transportation Alternatives takes place tonight in Brooklyn, where contenders vying to succeed Bill de Blasio in Council District 39 will address livable streets issues. Future
debates 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 wine
and cheese party at the Soho gallery and studio of Josh Hadar, a
sculptor who creates usable bicycles that are also works of art. 7 p.m.
- Wednesday: Today is the deadline to comment on the NYMTC Congestion Management
Process Status Report, a federally required summary of regional roadway
congestion accompanied by recommended measures to reduce it. Per
NYMTC: "The development of a Congestion Management Process should
multimodal system performance measures and strategies that can be
reflected in the Regional Transportation Plan and the Transportation
Improvement 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.