This Week: Join Us at The Streets Ball

Do you have your tickets yet? On Thursday, support Streetsblog and Streetfilms at The Streets Ball. Join us in honoring Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, City Council Member Danny Dromm, and Brooklyn Community Board 16 Chair Bettie Kollock-Wallace. Plus: Enjoy local food from Kickshaw Cookery, beer and wine, a livable streets silent auction, and live music.

Also on this week’s calendar: Important community board meetings about safety redesigns for Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge, a one-day pedestrian plaza uptown, and a gathering of transit and transportation experts from around the country.

Here are some highlights from this week’s livable streets calendar:

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

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