This Week: Hear From Candidates Vying to Succeed Tish James

A candidate forum for the City Council district currently represented by Tish James — which includes Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, and parts of Crown Heights — is the highlight on the Streetsblog calendar. Plus, lots of car-free events in Brooklyn coming up at the end of the week.

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

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This Week: QBB Bike Access, Select Bus Service, Play Streets

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This Week: Candidates Forum on Transit in Upper Manhattan

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