This Week: Dueling Mayoral Forums, 125th Street SBS

Dueling mayoral forums kick off a busy week on the Streetsblog calendar. In addition to all the public meetings highlighted below, there are lots of social events and rides on the full calendar, available here.

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

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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 […]

This Week: Speak Up for a Safer Fourth Avenue

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In June, Brooklyn Community Board 6 rejected a DOT proposal to calm traffic on deadly Fourth Avenue between Pacific and 15th Streets in Park Slope. The plan resulted from years of community activism, it has the backing of City Council Member Brad Lander and other community boards whose districts encompass Fourth Avenue, and it was overwhelmingly endorsed […]

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This Week: Upgrading the Chrystie Street Bike Lane

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There’s no shortage of livable streets events this week. Preparations for Citi Bike expansion continue with presentations and planning workshops in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and street revamps are on the agenda for the Upper West Side, DUMBO, and Brownsville. In one intriguing development, the Manhattan Community Board 3 transportation committee is expected to take up […]

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