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This Week: Safer Park Ave Uptown, Council Looks at Transpo $

This week, a slate of walking and biking improvements are on tap for East Harlem, Staten Island Community Board 3 will host a public discussion with DOT, and the City Council transportation committee will hold an oversight hearing on transportation spending.

Check the full calendar a complete list of goings-on. Here are the details:

    • Tuesday: DOT will present pedestrian safety improvements for Park Avenue between 96th and 111th Streets and at 125th Street, as well as new bicycle connections to the Willis Avenue Bridge, to Manhattan Community Board 11. 7:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday: Staten Island Community Board 3's transportation committee invites the public to meet with DOT and discuss transportation issues in the area. 7:00 p.m.
    • Thursday: The City Council transportation committee will hold an oversight hearing on the city’s Fiscal Year 2015 Preliminary Budget, examining funding for the MTA, TLC, and DOT. 10:00 a.m.
    • Also Thursday: Join the Transportation Alternatives Manhattan activist committee for its monthly meeting to discuss initiatives to improve bicycling, walking, and transit in Manhattan. 6:30 p.m.

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

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