This Week: Busways, Transit Apps, Bike Culture

Bike Month kicks off with the busiest week of 2010 so far. We’ve got the highlights and big events below, with rides and other fun stuff after the jump. For all the rest, check the Streetsblog calendar.

Below the fold, a small sample of the festivals, rides and tours happening this week.

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

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This week, join the Riders Alliance to plan for better transit service in Corona, and head out on a weekend walking tour in honor of Jane Jacobs. Here are the details: Monday: Join the Riders Alliance for a meeting to plan better bus and subway service in Corona. The Spanish-English bilingual meeting will also include […]

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This Week: Bike Parking on UWS, Brown-Bagging With NYMTC

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This year’s livable streets calendar action kicks off Tuesday with a community board vote on Upper West Side bike parking, followed by forums on transit and development. Tuesday: The full board of Manhattan CB 7 will consider a resolution on converting the now-unused bases of parking meters into bike racks along long stretches of Amsterdam […]
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Going the Last Mile by Bike

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Thursday Job Market

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Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers. Looking for a job? Here are the current listings: Policy and Research Manager, Transportation Alternatives, NYC Transportation Alternatives is at the forefront of Vision […]

Give to Streetsblog and You Could Win a Sweet Tern Folding Bike

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