This Week: Gridlock Sam, Sandwiched By Bike Lane Proposals

On the Streetsblog calendar: In between community board meetings about bike lanes in Manhattan and Brooklyn, you can learn more about “Gridlock” Sam Schwartz’s plan to rationalize NYC’s toll system.

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

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