This Week: East Coast Greenway, East Side SBS, and EVs

Another East Side community board discusses Select Bus Service this week. The same night, you’ve got a chance to advocate for a more cohesive East Coast Greenway. 

Wednesday: The East Coast Greenway is missing a critical link through the Meadowlands. Catch NJTransit’s 190 bus and come support a connection at a public hearing in Secaucus. 6 p.m.

Also Wednesday: Manhattan Community Board 3 hears a presentation on the DOT/MTA proposal for Select Bus Service along the M15 route, and discusses a red light camera at Houston Street and Avenue A. 6:30 p.m.

Thursday: Plugging cars in at the curb? NYC DOT’s Bruce Schaller moderates a panel discussion on the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. Is it compatible with cities? 6 p.m.

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