This Week: NYPD Traffic Safety and De Blasio, Astoria Bike-Share

It’s a busy week on the Streetsblog calendar, including a panel discussion on NYPD’s traffic safety agenda and events to demand action after two young lives were lost to traffic violence.

Be sure to check the full calendar for a complete listing of events. Here are some highlights:

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

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