This Week: 4th Ave Traffic Calming, What’s Next for the Sheridan

This week is packed with community board meetings and public events in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. Here’s a sampling of the items on the Streetsblog calendar this week. Head over to the full calendar for more events:

  • Monday: Join Riders Alliance for a strategy meeting to win better G train service, as the MTA prepares to release a full line review of the crosstown route in June. 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: Council Member Donovan Richards, Jr., hosts a forum on speeding in his eastern Queens district. 6:00 p.m.
  • Also Tuesday: In what looks to be a big moment for the Sheridan Expressway-Hunts Point Land Use and Transportation Study, city staff will discuss recommended courses of action for the little-used expressway. 6:00 p.m.
  • More Tuesday: Brooklyn Community Board 2’s transportation committee will discuss traffic calming on Fourth Avenue, a bike corral, and seating in Dumbo. 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: The transportation committee of Brooklyn Community Board 12 will hear the Safe Routes to School proposal from DOT for P.S. 226. 7:00 p.m.
  • Also Wednesday: A group has formed to oppose a Parks Department plan to pave the Putnam Line rail-trail in Van Cortlandt Park. Community Board 8’s Parks Committee has the issue on its agenda. 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday: DOT is hosting an information session in Queens for non-profits and community groups interested in learning more about the city’s plaza program. 10:00 a.m.

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

  • Ace

    My wife and I were caught in center island on 4th Ave on Sunday afternoon. Man oh man, it was like being in the middle of a highway. Not one car within 10 mph of 30 and I would bet some 50s. ( I know we should have just waited but we thought we had a chance).

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