This Week: BQE, Obesity, Columbus Circle Subway Station

The calendar has an interesting week in store. Unfortunately most of the good stuff is clustered on the same day.

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

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Citi Bikes aren't performing that well. Photo: Adrian Nutter/Flickr

This Week: Rally for a Bike-Share System Big Enough for NYC

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In just a few months, Transportation Alternatives volunteers have collected more than 5,000 signatures from residents outside Manhattan calling for bike-share in their neighborhoods. On Wednesday, they'll rally with council members on the steps of City Hall for a system that can meet New York City's huge demand for bike-share.

This Week: Tell State DOT to Tear Down the Sheridan

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Most of the action is packed into two days this week, with the MTA holding its often-colorful public hearings — this time on the issue of station agents — on Tuesday and Wednesday. Tuesday also brings an opportunity to tell the state DOT to tear down the Sheridan Expressway, the "highway to nowhere" that South […]
When it snows on Columbus Circle, street space that could be repurposed for walking and biking is revealed. Photo: Alex Knight/Twitter

This Week: Making Columbus Circle Safer for Biking and Walking

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Earlier this month Manhattan Community Board 7, on the Upper West Side, passed a resolution calling on DOT to install a protected bike lane in Columbus Circle, filling a critical void in the bike network. Tonight the CB 5 transportation committee, whose district borders Columbus Circle to the southeast, will consider its own resolution.