This Week: Brooklyn Greenway, Woodhaven SBS, Dollar Vans

This week’s calendar includes community board action in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan, and a City Council hearing on commuter van legislation. See the highlights below, and check the calendar for complete listings.

  • Tuesday: DDC will present on the Owl’s Head Connector section of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway and EDC will present an update on the city’s five-borough ferry plan to the Brooklyn CB 7 transportation committee. 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: On the agenda for the Queens CB 5 transportation committee: discussion and recommendations concerning the Cross Harbor Freight Program, discussion of Woodhaven Boulevard SBS, and a review of traffic safety issues and requests. 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: The Manhattan CB 4 transportation committee will hold votes on recommendations for bike corrals and an intercity bus permit, and will discuss the Port Authority bus terminal expansion plan. 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: The City Council transportation committee will hold a hearing concerning commuter vans. Council Member Jumaane Williams plans to introduce legislation to implement industry reforms and allow dollar vans to accept street hails. 10 a.m.

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

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