Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Community Board Reform

2 Queens Community Board Members Hold Up a Safety Project for Thousands

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The transportation committee of Queens Community Board 4, which covers Corona and Elmhurst, is comprised of three people. On Monday evening, two of them showed up to a meeting — that’s quorum, apparently — and they really, really did not want any changes to 111th Street. Here’s the backstory: The Queens Museum, working with Immigrant Movement International, Make […]

Harlem Bus Lane Foes: Good Streets for Bus Riders “Trampling Our Liberties”

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Community board meetings in central Harlem have officially gone off the deep end. A DOT plan to extend bus lanes and add turn restrictions on 125th Street was shouted down last night by the same hecklers who have filibustered street safety improvements at Community Board 10 for years. Noticeably absent from last night’s meeting: People who ride the bus on 125th Street. […]