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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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.

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