This Week: Transitway, Bikeway, Earth Day

Okay, so this week marks the third anniversary of the launch of Mayor Bloomberg’s doomed congestion pricing campaign. But turn that frown upside down! Despite today’s grim state of affairs, there are plenty of local livable streets projects in development. This week’s highlights include public info sessions on no fewer than three.

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

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