This Week: Park Slope Safety Forum, Amsterdam Avenue Vote

There are some major items on the Streeetsblog calendar this week: an important street safety forum in Park Slope, a crucial vote for the effort to bring a complete street redesign to Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side, and a City Council transportation committee hearing on NYPD’s hit-and-run investigations.

Be sure to check the full calendar for a complete listing of events. Here are the 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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This Week: Big Vote on Columbus Avenue Bike Lane

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Brooklyn to Bloomberg: Include Local Stakeholders in Planning

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Below is a letter from the Park Slope Civic Council to Mayor Bloomberg and local elected representatives regarding the City’s plan to transform Sixth and Seventh Avenue’s into one-way streets. It’s lengthy but it’s worth a read (and full disclosure: I’m a trustee of the Civic Council): Park Slope Civic Council March 7, 2007 Dear […]

Hundreds Gather to Launch the Park Slope Street Safety Partnership

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Last night, nearly 200 neighborhood residents gathered for over two hours in the Park Slope United Methodist Church for the launch of the Park Slope Street Safety Partnership, a consortium of civic groups, elected officials, and private citizens created to advance traffic calming efforts in the neighborhood. Framing the partnership’s goals in terms of Vision […]