Summer 2003, p.24

Take Action
T.A.'s Volunteer Advocacy Committees Need You!

This could be you! Members of T.A.'s Brooklyn Committee defended Prospect Park from car invasion during car-free hours in the Spring. Check out the exciting T.A. volunteer advocacy committee near you to meet fascinating and fun people who share your views on stopping the car invasion of your neighborhood.
This could be you! Members of T.A.'s Brooklyn Committee defended Prospect Park from car invasion during car-free hours in the Spring. Check out the exciting T.A. volunteer advocacy committee near you to meet fascinating and fun people who share your views on stopping the car invasion of your neighborhood.
T.A.'s volunteer advocates are people just like you working for better bicycling, car-free parks, traffic calming, pedestrian rights and safe streets in your neighborhood. Come to a committee meeting and meet great people who care about the same things you do. We want to hear what you have to say and show you how you can help change things. Sign-up for the e-mail list of the committee nearest you. For more info, contact info@transalt.org, call 212-629-8080 or contact the
committee directly (see below).


Bronx Committee
Meet other people who love The Bronx just as much as you. Help us re-open the Highbridge Bridge, reinstate car-free Sundays on the Grand Concourse, win a new segment of the Hudson River Greenway in Riverdale Park and make other pedestrian and cycling safety improvements. And, of course, become a part of the fantastic Tour de Bronx! Bronx@transalt.org, 718-653-2203


Brooklyn Committee
Be a part of a dynamic group of concerned Brooklynites working on Car-Free Prospect Park, Downtown Brooklyn Traffic Calming, Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge access
and a pedestrian safe Grand Army Plaza, among other things. Sign-up for the Brooklyn e-mail list: www.Transalt.org/Brooklyn. Bklyn@transalt.org, 212-629-8080.

Meets the last Monday of every month at Ozzie's, 249 5th Avenue, between
Carroll Street and Garfield Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn.


Greenpoint/Northside Brooklyn Working Group

Toast your favorite beverage with people from your neighborhood interested in pedestrian and cycling issues. T.A.'s newest committee is already hard at
work getting the teeth-rattling metal bumps removed from the Williamsburg path, bicycle parking at the Bedford Avenue L stop and stopping illegal
truck traffic around Cooper Park. info@transalt.org, 212-629-8080.

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Car-Free Central Park Committee

We cannot stand cars in the park either, and we are doing something about it! Did you see NY1 news on June 2? We were the top story! We just collected 50,000 petition signatures from park users calling for cars to get out of the park. Get in the loop and help get cars off it, join our e-mail list: www.Car-freecentralpark.org. CentralPark@transalt.org, 212-629-8080.

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Gowanus Taskforce

If you live near the Gowanus Expressway you should be part of determining its future. The highway will soon be rebuilt and the chance to make a difference is now. T.A. is a core member of the Gowanus Community Stakeholder Group, which seeks to ensure an unbiased study of whether to replace the hulking highway with a new elevated one or a tunnel. Your help on this mega-project will make a difference for decades to come. Gowanus@transalt.org, 212-629-8080.

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