This Week: Queens Blvd Redesign Up for a Community Board Vote

DOT’s overhaul of Queens Boulevard in Woodside, which includes 1.3 miles of protected bike lanes, is up for a vote at Queens Community Board 2 twice this week. Also: Opponents have gathered petitions agains Upper Manhattan’s first protected bike lane — you can defend it at Community Board 12 tonight.

Here are the highlights. Check the Streetsblog calendar for the full listing 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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