This Week: Flushing-Jamaica BRT, Bike Corral in LIC, CNU to NYC

Eastern Brooklyn and Queens rule the Streetsblog calendar this week. Make your voice heard as efforts move forward to improve street safety in the Rockaways, launch Select Bus Service between Flushing and Jamaica, and build a greenway in Canarsie along the Jamaica Bay shoreline.

Also, it’s not on the calendar, but if you live in Long Island City or environs and want more on-street bike parking, now is the time to send a letter to Queens Community Board 1 supporting a bike corral by Dutch Kills Centraal on 29th Street. The community board is expected to weigh in on the bike corral next week.

Here are the highlights. Check the Streetsblog calendar for the full slate of events:

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

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