This Week: The Dangers of 57th Street

With the holidays approaching, the calendar items are stacked toward the early part of the week. Looks like this is the final burst of community board action before 2015 — get it while you can.

Here are the highlights, with more goodies on the full calendar:

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: Gridlock Sam, Sandwiched By Bike Lane Proposals

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On the Streetsblog calendar: In between community board meetings about bike lanes in Manhattan and Brooklyn, you can learn more about “Gridlock” Sam Schwartz’s plan to rationalize NYC’s toll system. Tuesday: DOT will present a plan for expanding the bicycle network in Brownsville and East New York to Brooklyn Community Board 5. CB 16 has already voted […]

This Week: NYC Transit, From Vignelli to Lhota

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The past, present and future of city transit are represented on the calendar this week, highlighted by a Wednesday forum with MTA chair Joe Lhota. Manhattan community boards will discuss a proposed pedestrian plaza on the East Side and street design surrounding an existing plaza in the Meatpacking District, and the EDC’s Joshua Nelson will […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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DOT on Grand Army Plaza, PSW on Complete Streets

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This week’s calendar highlights include discussion of congestion in the Bronx, safer streets in Brooklyn and Manhattan, a complete streets panel and two events on the future of urban planning. Monday: DOT holds a hearing on traffic congestion on E. Gun Hill Road. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday: TA’s East Side Streets Coalition holds workshops […]