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# Monday, March 30, 2015
By Alex Rubin Community Board to Vote on Greenpoint Ave Bridge Bike Lanes The city Department of Transportation will be presenting their proposal for bike lanes and safety improvements to the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge to Community Board 2 this week. To make sure this proposal will get the board's full support, we need cyclists to attend and speak during the meeting's public comment...
# Monday, March 30, 2015
By Eric McClure This Week: March 30 to April 5 In the T.A. Brooklyn Activist Committee’s World! For those interested in attending Precinct Community Council meetings in Brooklyn, please see our Precinct meeting calendar. It includes each Brooklyn precinct’s Community Affairs phone number or email address, so you can confirm details of your precinct’s meeting in advance (you can...
# Monday, March 30, 2015
By Robert DeBiase The following bike/ped advocacy opportunities are coming up this week, March 30 to April 5, 2015: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 The CB 3 Traffic and Transportation Committee at 7:30 pm in the board office located at 655-218 Rossville Ave. in the Woodrow Shopping Plaza. Thursday, April 2, 2015 1) The Elm Park Civic Association will be holding its meeting at 7:00 pm in the Bridgeview...
# Monday, March 9, 2015
Join us for the Second Vision Zero for Cities Symposium in New York City from January 14-16, 2016! 2014 was a historic year for Vision Zero in cities across the country, wrapping up with Transportation Alternatives’ inaugural Vision Zero for Cities Symposium. On Friday, November 14th, 2014 more than 300 urban leaders, policy-makers and authorities in traffic enforcement, engineering and...
# Thursday, March 5, 2015
An important part of New York City's Right of Way law has been clarified by Council Member Mark Weprin. During a City Council Transportation Hearing on March 5th, Weprin made it clear that the so-called "safe harbor" provision of the Right of Way law does not provide a blanket exemption from liability to government workers or bus drivers. Misrepresentations of the law have circulated, with some...
# Tuesday, March 3, 2015
“This Week” focuses mainly on events at which livable-streets advocates are needed, including Community Board meetings, NYPD Precinct Community Council meetings and public hearings. To get links to the many other events of interest to our membership, scroll to the bottom of this message. To add or correct advocacy events, or to provide a summary of any meetings you attend, just reply to this post...