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This Week: Redesigning Queens Boulevard, Phase Two

The first phase of DOT’s Queens Boulevard redesign added a bike lane and safer pedestrian infrastructure along 1.3 miles in Woodside. The changes have made a big difference for walking and biking, and there’s more on the way. This week DOT will talk about what’s next for Queens Boulevard as the second phase of the redesign process addresses the area east of Roosevelt Avenue.

Check out the full calendar for a complete list of events. Here are the highlights:

Keep your eyes on the calendar for updates. Let us know if you have an event we should know about.

  • Bluewndrpwrmlk96

    If anyone is going to the Queens Blvd CB4 meeting, it’s in a room in the Queens Mall on 92nd Street in the Mall Management Office, next to the MCU ATMs. 92nd Street is the street that cuts through the mall, it has Modell’s and the Q88 bus stop.

    Figured I clarify because 90-15 Queens Blvd is the address of the whole mall, which doesn’t help much.

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