This Week: Bay Ridge Parkway Sharrows, Jamaica Bus Lanes
Lots of community board action this week. DOT will be unveiling transit improvements for Port Richmond in Staten Island and safety fixes in Greenpoint, while one community board will get a chance to hear from the NYPD about traffic enforcement and another will take a final vote over the proposed Bay Ridge Parkway bike markings.
- Tonight: Brooklyn CB 10 votes on a proposal to paint sharrows along Bay Ridge Parkway, a compromise approved by the board’s transportation committee after the full board and local pols, led by Dom Recchia, torpedoed a proper bike lane. 7:15 p.m.
- Also Tonight: The Queens Civic Congress hosts a forum on transportation. Guests will include City Council transportation committee chair Jimmy Vacca, Queens DOT Commissioner Maura McCarthy, and NYC Transit bus director Brian Brennan. 7:30 p.m.
- Tuesday: DOT will present a set of transit access improvements for the Port Richmond neighborhood on Staten Island’s North Shore and allow the public to offer feedback. 6:30 p.m.
- Also Tuesday: The transportation committee of Brooklyn CB 1 will discuss DOT’s proposed Safe Streets for Seniors safety improvements on Greenpoint’s dangerous McGuinness Boulevard and Nassau Avenue. 6:30 p.m.
- More on Tuesday: Council Member Leroy Comrie hosts an open house with DOT for residents to discuss preliminary recommendations for bus improvements in downtown Jamaica. 7:00 p.m.
- Wednesday: NYPD officials will attend Manhattan CB 4’s transportation committee meeting to discuss pedestrian safety and traffic enforcement efforts. 6:30 p.m.
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