Queens Community Board 5 Transportation Committee: Bike Lane Planning

Among other items on the agenda, Queens Community Board 5’s transportation committee will hear an update from the Department of City Planning about bike route planning and from DOT and DDC on plaza construction on Myrtle Avenue.

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DOT’s overhaul of Queens Boulevard in Woodside, which includes 1.3 miles of protected bike lanes, is up for a vote at Queens Community Board 2 twice this week. Also: Opponents have gathered petitions agains Upper Manhattan’s first protected bike lane — you can defend it at Community Board 12 tonight. Here are the highlights. Check the Streetsblog […]