This Week: Detailed Designs for Woodhaven Boulevard SBS

Lots of community board action on the calendar this week, with the first look at “block-by-block street designs” for Woodhaven Boulevard Select Bus Service, plus DOT presentations on improvements to the bike network in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Over the weekend, Kidical Mass season kicks off with rides in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Highlights below.

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