This Week: Bike-Share Outreach in Full Swing

With two community board presentations and six public demonstrations, it’s going to be a busy week for the city’s bike-share roadshow. The presentations are happening at Manhattan CB 5 tonight and Brooklyn CB 9 tomorrow. Check out the official bike-share website to see where to go and find the demos happening near you. The rest of the important livable streets action this week is concentrated on Tuesday, when DOT will be providing updates on the plans for three important Brooklyn transportation projects.

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

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