This Week: Safer Biking at Qboro Bridge, Faster 125th St. Buses

There are a lot of community board meetings on the Streetsblog calendar this week where you can lend your support to livable streets projects, including an important one tonight about safety improvements near the Manhattan Side of the Queensboro Bridge. Later this week, there’s also a Democratic mayoral candidate forum in Brooklyn where you can ask the contenders how they plan to make streets safer and transit more effective.

Manhattan Community Boards 6 and 8 will consider safety improvements near the Queensboro Bridge, including measures to fix gaps in the bike network. Image: ##http://cb8m.com/sites/default/files/03.28.13%20Queensboro%20Bike%20April3%20CB8%20MTG.pdf##NYC DOT##

Here are the highlights:

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

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