Events

May 2019

  • Bike Home from Work Party


    Domino Park
    New York

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    We're transforming Domino Park into a party for New York City cyclists! Celebrate the end of Bike Month with Transportation Alternatives at Domino Park. Complete with food, games, and dancing, this party is the perfect way to kickoff the summer cycling season. We will have a beer garden, food trucks, and complimentary bike valet—join us at our favorite bike party of the year!  

June 2019

  • Wellness Retreat Night


    The New York Open Center
    New York

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    Families for Safe Streets Injury and Loss Support Community.  Have you been injured or lost a loved one in a traffic crash? We hope you'll join us for an evening of well-deserved pampering.  Nourish your mind, body and spirit with an array of wellness practitioners -- and share snacks, stories, resources and more with members of Families for Safe Streets. Ideal for first-timers and long-time members. We hope you can join us! Located at the New York Open Center 22 E. 30th Street New York, NY 10016 *this event is not affiliated with the Open Center
  • 2019 Streets for People Party


    Gotham Hall
    New York

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    Transportation Alternatives is excited to host our annual Streets for People benefit on June 11 at Gotham Hall in Manhattan. This year, TransAlt will honor Families for Safe Streets (FSS) with the inaugural Streets for People Award. FSS is an advocacy and support group for pedestrians and cyclists who have been victims of traffic crashes, and the bereaved family members who survive them. This last year, their courageous efforts led to the passage of historic legislation that expanded the school speed safety camera program coverage in New York from 140 school zones to 750. We will also honor…
  • Post-Crash Justice & Accountability…


    111 John Street
    New York

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    Have you been injured or lost a loved one in a crash? Please join us for a discussion with Brooklyn College and criminal justice expert Alex Vitale on what it means to achieve justice after a crash. We will also be holding elections for new FSS Steering Committee members.  

July 2019

  • Drumming thru Trauma


    111 John Street, Suite 260 (subject to change)
    New York

    Families for Safe Streets Injury and Loss Support Community.  Have you been injured or lost a loved one in an traffic crash (recently or long ago)?  Did you know that drumming can reduce tension, stress and anxiety?  Some say it can even help control chronic pain and boost the immune system!  Join us for this hands-on workshop where together we will explore drumming as a therapeutic tool for personal transformation, community building and joy!  No music or drumming experience necessary.

August 2019

  • Picnic in the Park


    A NYC Park TBD (weather permitting)
    New York

    Families for Safe Streets Injury and Loss Support Community.  Have you been injured or lost a family member in a crash?  If so, you surely know that life's not always a picnic.  All the more reason for us to come together as a community .... and have a summer picnic!  We'll meet in a NYC Park (TBD), surrounded by nature's wonder.  Bring your blankets, sheets, chairs, food, drinks, family, games and more - or just bring yourself!  

September 2019

  • Nature and Mindfulness


    111 John Street, Suite 260 (subject to change)
    New York

    Families for Safe Streets Injury Support Community.  Have you been injured in a traffic crash?  Some days feel great and others not so much?  Join us for a social evening with other crash survivors coupled by an experiential workshop where Mother Nature will nurture us with her many gifts.  We will explore the power of nature and mindfulness for enhancing our self care practices.
  • 30th Anniversary New York City Century


    Central Park, Prospect Park
    New York

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    Over its thirty year lifetime, the New York City Century has evolved from a small group of radical cyclists staking a claim to city streets and into a welcoming, family-friendly ride through the boroughs. This year’s 30th and Final NYC Century will be a huge celebration of the progress we’ve made since that inaugural ride. Don’t miss your chance to join the victory lap. Register for the 30th and Final New York City Century today! nyccentury.org

October 2019

  • Healing Through Movement


    111 John Street, Suite 260 (subject to change)
    New York

    Families for Safe Streets Loss Support Community.  Have you lost a loved one in a traffic crash?  Whether you're someone who loves to dance or can't can't stand the thought of busting a move in front of others, this workshop is for you!  Join us for an opportunity to meet and chat with others who have also experienced the loss of a loved one, recently and long ago.  Together we'll explore the benefits of movement as a holistic approach to healing, based on the theory that mind, body, and spirit are inseparable and interconnected. No experience necessary.