Skip to Content
Streetsblog New York City home
Log In

This Week in Livable Streets Events

12:28 PM EDT on September 29, 2009

Plenty of opportunities on the calendar this week to brainstorm the future of urban design. There's also a chance to weigh in on present-day improvements to Broadway -- and to choose the city's next comptroller and public advocate.

    • Tuesday: Primary day runoffs. Remember to vote! Polls are open from 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    • Tuesday: At this month's Auto-Free New York meeting, John Rozankowski speaksabout the idea of putting the subway and bus systems under citycontrol. 6 p.m.
    • Thursday: The DOT is gauging public reaction to car-free spaces onBroadway from 59th St. to 23rd St. Got an opinion about the newTimes Square, Herald Square or Madison Square? Be part of the conversation at today's public feedback session. 10 a.m.
    • Thursday: Details are still murky, but the two-day IBM Smarter Cities Conference gets underwaytoday. Among the speakers are Robert D. Yaro of the Regional Plan Association, KathrynWylde of the Partnership for New York City, and Petra Todorovich ofAmerica 2050.
    • Thursday: The Municipal Art Society exhibit "Re-Imagining Cities: Urban DesignAfter the Age of Oil" opens with a reception from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Thishad been a members-only reception, but limitedspots for the general public are now available. The exhibit will be on display throughDecember 4.
    • Sunday: The Atlantic Antic hosts the 16th Annual New York Transit Museum Bus Festival. 10 a.m. - 4 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

We Have the ‘End of Days’ Flooding Pics You Need Right Now

It's bad out there. How bad? Here is a citywide roundup from our staff ... and our friends on social media.

September 29, 2023

Labor Gains: Judge Tosses App Giants’ Suit to Stop Deliverista Minimum Wage

Justice Nicholas Moyne cleared the way for a long-delayed wage hike for workers who brave dangerous roads to bring food directly to New Yorkers.

September 29, 2023

Fed Up Bronxites Tell Mayor To Forget About Bus Ride Invitation After Fordham Road ‘Betrayal’

"I really would think that our mayor would be a little bit more active and speak with us, because he hasn't really made any time with riders. We're not the enemy. We just want better bus service."

September 29, 2023

City Pays $150K to Settle Suit Over Cops Who Harassed Man Who Reported Police Parking Misconduct

Justin Sherwood and his lawyer will pocket $152,000 to settle his federal civil rights suit against the city and several officers who harassed him following his 311 calls.

September 28, 2023
See all posts