This Week: Help Plan the Future of Surface Transit in NYC

Photo: Ken/Flickr
Photo: Ken/Flickr

DOT is working on a citywide plan to improve streets for transit, including new bus lanes and better biking and walking access to stops and stations. This week DOT will host workshops in Queens and the Bronx to hear from New Yorkers about how their transit system could be better.

Streetsblog calendar highlights below. Check the full calendar for more info on these and other listings.

  • Today: The workshop series on DOT’s citywide transit plan comes to Queens. I.S. 77, 976 Seneca Avenue, Ridgewood. 6:30 p.m. An online survey is available for people who can’t make it to the meetings.
  • Also today: DOT will present to the Brooklyn CB 7 transportation committee about striping a bike lane on Seventh Avenue from 15th to 23rd Street, pedestrian curb extensions at Third Avenue and 36th Street, and the CB 7 truck route study. 4201 Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn. 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: DOT hosts a citywide transit plan workshop in the Bronx. Fordham University, Campbell Hall, 441 East Fordham Road. 6 p.m.
  • Also Wednesday: The Manhattan CB 4 transportation committee agenda includes discussion of the new Port Authority Bus Terminal and a summary of the Hell’s Kitchen South Planning Session Report. CB 4 Community Room, 353 W. 30th Street. 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: DOT and the MTA hold a workshop on the L train shutdown. Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design, 257 N. Sixth Street, Brooklyn. 6 p.m. More details here.
  • Also Thursday: DOT will present on the Amity Street “wiggle” and a Fifth Avenue street seats to the Brooklyn CB 6 transportation committee. Cobble Hill Community Room, 250 Baltic St. (entrance on the exterior of the building, to the right of the main door), Brooklyn. 6:30 p.m.

Watch the calendar for updates. Drop us a line if you have an event we should know about.

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