This Week in Livable Streets Events

It’s a quiet week on the calendar, highlighted by Sunday’s Tour de Bronx. History buffs may also consider stopping by the New York City Transit Museum on Sunday for a look back at the last day of the Myrtle Avenue El, which departed Borough Hall for the final time in October 1969.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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Sunday’s Tour de Queens is shaping up to be the big event on this week’s Streetsblog Calendar. Transportation Alternatives will also offer opportunities for residents of the Bronx and Manhattan to get involved in improving their neighborhood streets. Tuesday: Transportation Alternatives East Side Committee Meeting. Transportation Alternatives is kicking off an exciting new campaign focused […]

Bronx Beep Ruben Diaz Jr. Calls for Better Bikeway on Grand Concourse

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. wants better bike infrastructure on the Grand Concourse. In his “State of the Borough” speech on Thursday, Diaz said a bike lane on the Concourse is among his 2016 policy goals. “We’ve made improvements to the Grand Concourse, and we will bring a dedicated bike lane to this iconic roadway,” Diaz said. […]

This Week: Bronx Candidate Forum, Safer Amsterdam Avenue

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The 15th City Council district has seen some notable livable streets changes in the past 6 years, including the addition of two Select Bus Service routes. Will the momentum continue? The candidates to replace term-limited Council Member Joel Rivera square off tonight at a forum about neighborhood health and environmental sustainability. Also this week: Speak […]

The Bronx Gets Its Second Select Bus Service Route

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Yesterday marked the launch of Select Bus Service on Webster Avenue, speeding transit trips on a critical north-south corridor that lacks convenient subway access. To keep buses in motion, NYC DOT and the MTA upgraded the Bx41 route with dedicated bus lanes, pre-paid fare collection, and all-door boarding. Bus bulbs will be constructed at SBS […]

This Week: Vision Zero Town Halls, Pulaski Bridge Bike Lane

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It’s a busy week on the livable streets calendar. Join Vision Zero town hall meetings in Brooklyn and the Bronx, attend community board meetings considering new bike corrals, offer your input about the Jamaica Bay Greenway or Franklin Avenue, and learn about the new protected bike lane on the Pulaski Bridge. Check the full calendar a […]