This Week: Vision Zero, Ped Safety on Park Ave and 155th Street

Heading into Memorial Day weekend, the Streetsblog calendar shows no signs of letting up, with Vision Zero events in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens; a presentation of the Move NY fair toll plan in western Queens; and traffic calming proposals from DOT in Brooklyn and Manhattan.

For the full complement of events, check the Streetsblog calendar. Here are the highlights:

  • Monday: Transportation Alternatives is hosting a Vision Zero traffic safety forum in Bushwick with local elected officials and community groups. Bring your ideas for how to make neighborhood streets safer for pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers. 6 p.m.
  • Also Monday: Join the Jackson Heights Beautification Group for a presentation of the Move NY fair toll plan by “Gridlock” Sam Schwartz, with a  focus on how the plan affects Queens. 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: DOT will present a pedestrian safety plan for Park Avenue in Clinton Hill and Fort Greene to Brooklyn Community Board 2’s transportation committee. 6 p.m.
  • Also Tuesday: DOT will also be presenting a traffic-calming proposal for Franklin Avenue to Brooklyn CB 9’s full board, as well as data from the Fourth Avenue road diet to CB 7’s transportation committee. Both meetings begin at 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: A DOT forum with Manhattan Community Boards 10, 11, and 12 will consider proposed safety improvements at Saint Nicholas Place, West 155th Street, and Edgecombe Avenue. 6 p.m.
  • Also Wednesday: DOT continues its series of Vision Zero pedestrian safety workshops with an event in Queens. Offer your ideas about how to fix dangerous streets in the borough. 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: Transportation Alternatives follows up its Bushwick Vision Zero forum with another forum in Greenpoint. Bring your ideas for how to make neighborhood streets safer for pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers. 6 p.m.
  • Also Thursday: The city’s Vision Zero town hall series continues at Lehman College in the Bronx with local elected officials and agency representatives. 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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