This Week: Vision Zero Online Deadline, First Summer Streets

The middle of the week has the important street safety events, with an important deadline to submit ideas to the Vision Zero map coming up on Thursday. Then car-free events season takes over the weekend:

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: Vision Zero, JSK Book Launch, Fixing Chrystie Street

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Registration has closed for Transportation Alternatives’ 2016 Vision Zero Conference, coming up at the end of this week, but if you couldn’t snag a ticket there’s still plenty to do in the world of safe streets advocacy. Former Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan is out with a new book, Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution, about how to make change […]

Expecting DOT Street Safety Projects to Deliver More Than the Minimum

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A DOT plan to add painted bike lanes and sharrows to Spring Street [PDF] doesn’t go far enough to prioritize walking and biking, says Community Board 2 transportation vice-chair Maury Schott. Last Thursday, DOT presented the proposal to the CB 2 transportation committee. Two-thirds of the audience supported the plan, meeting attendees said, and neighborhood NIMBY […]

This Week: Vision Zero Town Halls, Pulaski Bridge Bike Lane

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It’s a busy week on the livable streets calendar. Join Vision Zero town hall meetings in Brooklyn and the Bronx, attend community board meetings considering new bike corrals, offer your input about the Jamaica Bay Greenway or Franklin Avenue, and learn about the new protected bike lane on the Pulaski Bridge. Check the full calendar a […]